TITLE

Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia: biochemical basis and the importance of maintaining normoglycaemia during management

AUTHOR(S)
Hussain, Khalid; Blankenstein, Oliver; De Lonlay, Pascale; Christesen, Henrik T.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p568
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia and the importance of maintenance of blood glucose to prevent brain damage and mental retardation. The hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia (HH) is a major cause of perrenial and persistent hypoglycaemia during infancy and childhood. The prompt management of the disease should be given to prevent further damage and congenital hyperinsulinism. HH is usually observed in newborns with intrauterine growth retardation.
ACCESSION #
25765836

 

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