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A 29 years old person is known diabetic on oral hypoglycemic agents since 3 years. He has lost weight and never had DKA. His grandfather and father both are diabetic. Which is the likely diagnosis: (AIIMS Nov 2009)



A MODY
B DM type I

C DM type II
D Pancreatic diabetes

Ans. A

MODY

(In type II diabetes there is strong family history but in MODY there is definite family history because it is autosomal dominant. That’s why the answer of Q. 6 is C and answer of Q. 7 is A. Because in Q. 6 Father is not diabetic but Grand Father is diabetic but Q. 7 both Father and Grandfather are diabetic.

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