Welcome to the second edition of the “Monogenic Minute”, the official newsletter of the University of Chicago Monogenic Diabetes Registry!
Your continued participation in the Monogenic Diabetes Registry is greatly appreciated. Whether it’s completing an annual follow-up survey, updating your contact information, or referring other family members with diabetes, your involvement is truly the fuel for our studies. Learn about more ways you can get involved here.
It has been a productive research year for us. Check out some of our recent publications and presentations here.
We have many exciting new and ongoing projects and collaborations, read more here.
This newsletter edition focuses on GCK-MODY, the second most common form of monogenic diabetes worldwide and the most common form of MODY in our Registry. Brief articles on a variety of topics are presented from several different perspectives. Click on any of the links below to read more:
- Family Spotlight – the story of the Hilbert family affected by a GCK mutation
- Monogenic Team Member Spotlight – we say “thank you!” to one of our colleagues, Dr. David Carmody, and meet our newest team member, May Sanyoura!
- Tribute to Dr. Donald Steiner
- Gene Corner – a section that explains how mutations in GCK cause MODY
- Ask the Investigators – a section for answering some of your most frequently asked questions, in this case about treatment and complications of those with GCK-MODY
- Recent Research Highlights – an update of how your continued participation enables us to publish innovative research
- Registry By The Numbers
- Recently moved? Changed your email? Got a new phone number? Update your contact information for the Registry here
- Who should have genetic testing/where you can be tested
- What’s the status of my saliva sample?
- Resources/Contact information for us
We hope you enjoy this second issue of the Monogenic Minute. We welcome any suggestions for future issues in the years to come, as we hope to stay connected with all of you who make the Monogenic Diabetes Registry possible!
Rochelle Naylor, M.D.
Monogenic Diabetes Registry
The University of Chicago Medicine