Malnutrition related diabetes mellitus (MRDM) is rare type of diabetes
which is associated with long term malnutrition .It is classified in 2
subgroups by the American Diabetes Association as Fibrocalcific or
fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) and Protein-deficient
pancreatic diabetes (PDPD)/protein-deficient diabetes mellitus (PDDM).
This review summarises about the diagnosis criteria , prevalence and
pathophysiology of FCPD and PDDM. Various clinical studies have been
carried out to understand the impact of malnutrition on the glucose
homeostasis. Different animal models have been developed to study the
pathophysiological aspects of MRDM. This review also focuses on the
management of diabetes in terms of Medical nutrition treatment (MNT) ,
pain management, exocrine management, diabetes management and ayurvedic
management . Keywords:- Malnutrition related Diabetes mellitus (MRDM),
Fibrocalcific or fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD),
protein-deficient diabetes mellitus (PDDM), diagnosis criteria of MRDM,
management of MRDM.