Characteristics of infants at risk of hypoglycaemia secondary to being 'infant of a diabetic mother'.

@article{VanHaltren2013CharacteristicsOI,
  title={Characteristics of infants at risk of hypoglycaemia secondary to being 'infant of a diabetic mother'.},
  author={Karen VanHaltren and Atul Malhotra},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 9-10},
  pages={
          861-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Infants of diabetic mothers (IDMs) are at risk of hypoglycaemia in the neonatal period. The prediction of which of these infants are at higher risk of developing hypoglycaemia is complex. AIMS To determine the characteristics of infants of diabetic mothers who are more likely to need an admission to the neonatal intensive care unit to manage their hypoglycaemia. METHODS Retrospective chart review of maternal and infant characteristics of 'at-risk' infants. Electronic patient… CONTINUE READING
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