Alteration of glucose and insulin metabolism in congenital heart disease.

  title={Alteration of glucose and insulin metabolism in congenital heart disease.},
  author={G Hait and M Corpus and F R Lamarre and Shaoping Yuan and J Kypson and Guang Cheng},
  volume={46 2},
Children with left-to-right shunt, with and without congestive heart failure, were found to have impaired glucose tolerance tests (GTT). In cyanotic children normal levels of glucose were found in association with abnormally high levels of insulin following oral GTT. Several possible mechanisms are proposed to explain the different glucose tolerance… CONTINUE READING

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