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Gene Mutations to Blame for Rare Diabetes in Infants

Scientists have discovered that a rare form of diabetes in infants may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene. The study, published online by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that permanent neonatal diabetes, which affects infants and can lead to lifelong dependency on insulin, may be caused by mutations […]

What is Pedia Endocrinology?

Pedia Endocrinology or Pediatric endocrinology is a medical subspecialty and study that focuses on the changes of physical growth and sexual development among children including infants with endocrine problems such as diabetes. While Pedia Endocrinology is a generalize subspecialty which included growth hormone treatment, it most specializes on type 1 diabetes among infants and children. […]