Sulfonylurea Sensitivity and MODY

MODY is a relatively rare form of familial diabetes and is part of the differential diagnosis of diabetes presenting in the first three decades of life. MODY is now known to differ fundamentally from type 2 DM in its etiology and is classified separately as type 3A. The key characteristics of this condition are an young age of onset (often before the age of 25 years), noninsulin dependence (absence of features of type 1 DM, with C-peptide positiv-ity and no requirement for insulin within five...