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- Mutations in the mitochondrial genome (mtDNA) can cause diabetes mellitus (DM).
- The distinguishing clinical feature of mitochondrial diabetes is association with other symptoms, including hearing impairment, neurological disorders, cardiac failure, and renal failure.
- These mutations can be large deletions, duplications, rearrangements, or point mutations.