What are the other forms of diabetes in the young?

What are the other forms of diabetes in the young?

In this video, Dr. Jayanta Panda, Professor of Medicine at SCB Medical College, Cuttack, will talk about other forms of diabetes in the young. One form is malnutrition modulated diabetes (MDM) in which anybody who is malnourished and not obese can develop diabetes. He further describes one more type of diabetes which is related to pancreas known as fibro-calculus pancreatic disease. In this type of diabetes, a tumor or calculi is seen in the pancreas. Around 90% of the sufferers of this type of diabetes are children. Dr. Panda describes the third type known as 1.5 diabetes which is autoimmune and seen in children and known as related latent autoimmune diabetes in the adults. The fourth type is Mody or maturity onset diabetes in the young which is mediated through genes in children. 

Dr. Jayanta Kumar

MD, FICP, Internal Medicine. Diabetologist and Critical Care Physician based in Cuttack. Was in Orissa Medical Education Service since 1999. Presently functioning as Associate Professor in the Postgraduate Department of Medicine at SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Completed MBBS (Hons), MD (General Medicine) and a Fellow of the Indian College of Physicians (FICP). Underwent special training in Diabetes by Johns Hopkins University (USA), Steno Diabetes Center (Denmark) and Joslin Diabetes Center (USA). An active member of a large number of academic and professional associations and serves on the executive committees of several of them. Has served as Editor of Journals such as the Orissa Physicians Journal the Orissa Medical Journal, etc. Authored over 40 papers and articles on subjects relating to Internal Medicine and Diabetes which has been published in National as well as International Journals.

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