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Recent trend in the classification of Diabetes mellitus

Prakash Michael1a* & Rahmat Yashinb
a*Department of Zoology, R.L.S.Y. College, Bettiah, B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur
b Department of Zoology, B.B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur
Received , 20th November, 2014; Revised: 20th December, 2014

Abstract : Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar either because the body does not produce enough insulin or because ceils do hot respond to insulin. It is a 3rd leading disease after cancer and heart disease which affects 4-5% of world population. The current estimate of 40 million diabetic individuals in developing countries, may be revised to approximate 65 million in a little more than one decade with 18-20 million persons with diabetes in India alone. The WHO study group on diabetes made major revision in 1985 and concluded major group of diabetes mellitues as Type I (IDDM), Type II (NIDDM). Gestational diabetes, pancreatectomy, acromegaly, cushing syndrome. But recently few more type of diabetes have been added in the light of recent investigations, these are malnutritional related diabetes miiiitus (MRDM), Maturity onset diabetes of young ‘(MODY), Latent auto immune diabetes of adult (LADA) and statistical risk of diabetes;.

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