East Genomics

Monogenic Diabetes - useful links

General information on monogenic diabetes:

  1. What is Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) - website
  2. Neonatal diabetes website
  3. Course on genomics and monogenic diabetes
  4. Training in Diabetes Subtypes

The training sites (3 & 4) above all have case examples.

When to consider genetic testing:

  1. Please see the guidelines for genetic testing in MODY via the website
  2. You can also use the MODY calculator app via the Exeter Diabetes website

What do you need to do:

  1. If they meet eligibility criteria for genetic testing, complete the appropriate genetic test referral form
  2. Details on c-peptide and autoantibody testing can be found here
  3. Various tests for diabetes subtypes - link

Resources for clinicians:

  1. For those wanting to be local experts or Trust level monogenic diabetes leads there is a self-paced online training course and 2 day training course
  2. Ongoing support through GMSA diabetes consultant and Genetic Diabetes Nurse leads to extend / further develop skills (and access to Masterclasses once they are developed). Local GDNs can be found on our website.

Resources of patients:

  1. Information for people with diabetes https://www.diabetesgenes.org/tests-for-diabetes-subtypes/information-for-people-with-diabetes/
  2. Information for family members with diabetes https://www.diabetesgenes.org/tests-for-diabetes-subtypes/information-for-family-members/