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is gestational diabetes dominant or recessive

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Complex disease: Gestational diabetes (gdm), like type 2 diabetes, are related metabolic conditions with strong inherited genetic tendencies --- but multiple genes are ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
Temporary Diabetes: Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregnant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Insulin Resistance: Gestational Diabetes is the development of glucose "intolerance" after the diagnosis of pregnancy has been made. During pregnancy, at least 6 factors ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: Gestational diabetes is when during pregnancy, a woman is unable to produce enough Insulin to regulate her body's blood sugar. Gestational diabetes sh ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Neither: The tendency toward this disorder is influenced by heredity but not transmitted as a dominant or recessive. It falls into a category called "multifact ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Neither. Obesity do not have even cleat trait. Too many factors play roles: lifestyle and diet, physical activity are the most important.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
?: Since only women can get pregnant...
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Neither.: It is very modestly hereditary, but not nearly so as type 2! it is not sex linked.
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Genetics of obesity: It is multifactorial. Need more details on your family history and best to do 2nd opinion with me.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: The dominant form occurs mostly in adults. It is inherited but it takes time to show up as a diagnosable disease in middle to later age. Depending on ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics: The hearing deficit in hereditary hearing impairment (hhi) may be present at birth (congenital), progressive from birth, or it may develop when the ch ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Dominant: Marfan syndrome is transmitted in autosomal dominant fashion.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Neither: Pituitary gigantism results from a pituitary adenoma, an acquired tumor. There are a few dozen genetic syndromes in which a person may be extra-tall; ... Read More
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Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi
15 years experience Clinical Genetics
It depends: It depends on what one means by dwarfism: a short stature in general (this depends on your ethnic origin as well) or a genetic syndrome which involves ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Angelman syndrome: The answer is neither- most cases are not inherited at all. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/angelman-syndrome
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
Autosomal dominant: Huntington disease is an autosomal dominant disease. This means that if a parent has the disease, every child has a 50% chance of inheriting the dise ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
None of the above: Edward syndrome is brought on by an abnormality of chromosome numbers, specifically an extra 18. The abnormal egg with a single chromosome 1-17 & 19-2 ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Genes: There are caused by different loci. The recessive form generally causes illness from the time of birth due to the large, ineffective kidneys. The domi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Autosomal dominant: Autosomal dominant means it affects both males and females equally and that you need only one gene to have the trait.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Neither: Any defect like trisomy 13, that involves acquiring an extra chromosome, has nothing to do with dominant or recessive genes. It occurs when usually th ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Input required: In dominant disorders, the dominant member of the gene pair controls how the gene activities are expressed, so the other gene can carry the same or no ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Recessive: One needs two defective copies of the cystic fibrosis to develop the disease.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Differences: Main differences are---ADPKD shows itself in adults and 1/3 stays silent, 1/3 cause complications like hypertension etc, and 1/3 progress to end stage ... Read More
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