Neonatal Hyperglycemia

  title={Neonatal Hyperglycemia},
  author={Anusha H. Hemachandra and Richard M. Cowett},
1. Explain the relationship of the frequency of hyperglycemia with the birthweight and gestational age of the neonate. 2. List factors that may decrease glucose tolerance in the neonate. 3. Describe the major mechanism(s) contributing to altered regulation of neonatal glucose metabolism. 4. List the untoward effects of hyperglycemia in the neonate. 5. Describe the beneficial effects of insulin infusion in selected neonates.