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Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness


Other Names for this Disease

  • Ballinger Wallace syndrome
  • Diabetes and deafness, maternally inherited
  • Diabetes mellitus type II with deafness
  • Diabetes-deafness syndrome, maternally transmitted
  • MIDD
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When do the diabetes and hearing loss associated with MIDD typically develop?

In MIDD, the diabetes and hearing loss usually develop in mid-adulthood, although the age that they occur varies from childhood to late adulthood. Typically, hearing loss occurs before diabetes.[1]
Last updated: 2/20/2014

References
  1. Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). October 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/maternally-inherited-diabetes-and-deafness. Accessed 2/20/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Ballinger Wallace syndrome
  • Diabetes and deafness, maternally inherited
  • Diabetes mellitus type II with deafness
  • Diabetes-deafness syndrome, maternally transmitted
  • MIDD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.