Hyperglycaemia and insulinopenia in a neonate with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Hyperglycaemia and insulinopenia in a neonate with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Tania Siahanidou and Helen Mandyla and Stavros E Doudounakis and Dimitris Anagnostakis},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={94 12},
UNLABELLED Abnormal glucose tolerance is a frequent late complication of cystic fibrosis (CF), but the prevalence of CF-related diabetes mellitus (CFRD) in children less than 10 y old is less than 2%. The youngest child with CFRD reported to date was 6 mo of age. Insulinopenia is the primary cause of abnormal glucose tolerance/CFRD, but it is unknown whether it may begin in the neonatal period. We describe a case of a neonate with CF who presented with hyperglycaemia in the diabetic range and… CONTINUE READING