Some healthcare professionals misdiagnose maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) as type 2 diabetes, especially among patients whose symptoms occurred during adulthood. Although both share similar symptoms, MODY and type 2 diabetes have different treatment courses, and mistaking one for the other may result in unnecessary or delayed treatment.
Patients who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes might actually be suffering from MODY if:
MODY misdiagnosis is oftentimes the result of a doctor’s failure to probe far enough into a diabetic patient’s condition. To learn more about how to take legal action and claim financial restitution after being misdiagnosed in Wisconsin, consult with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.