The Rare Disease Podcast 4 Medics

Not your usual diabetes

March 24, 2022 Season 2 Episode 1
The Rare Disease Podcast 4 Medics
Not your usual diabetes
Show Notes

Do you know what DIDMOAD stands for? Get your medical dictionary ready...diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness aka Wolfram Syndrome. This week Lucy is joined by Abby who is a young person living with Wolfram Syndrome, Tracy whose daughter has WS leading her to found Wolfram Syndrome UK with her husband and finally prof Tim Barrett from Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital who is a Children's Diabetes and Endocrine Consultant.

We explore the issues of diagnosis, variability in Wolfram Syndrome, living with complex needs and an invisible condition as well as research in rare disease. We really packed it into this episode!

Wolfram Syndrome UK

Diabetes Genes


Gene Reviews


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