Dênis Paiva Ferraz

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To evaluate the efficacy and patient preferences of ear lobe capillary glycemia (GC) against conventional fingerstick GC, we studied 40 patients (13M/27F; 41.6 +/- 13.5 years) with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2). Glucose monitoring was accomplished using a digital glucometer and Accu-Chek Softclix Pro lancetator. Tests were carried out during 27 days with(More)
This paper presents a clinical case of persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy (PHHI) and a literature review on this subject. We report on a newborn who presented with hypoglycemic episodes in her first 24 hs of life and was treated successfully with octreotide until the moment. PHHI is the most common cause of persistent hyperinsulinism in(More)
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