The continuous glucose monitoring sensor in neonatal intensive care.

  title={The continuous glucose monitoring sensor in neonatal intensive care.},
  author={Kathryn Beardsall and Amanda L Ogilvy-Stuart and Jag S Ahluwalia and Mike Thompson and David B Dunger},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  volume={90 4},
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of continuous glucose monitoring in the very low birthweight baby requiring intensive care, as these infants are known to be at high risk of abnormalities of glucose control. METHOD Sixteen babies were studied from within 24 hours of delivery and for up to seven days. RESULTS The subcutaneous glucose sensors were well tolerated and readings were comparable to those on near patient whole blood monitoring devices. CONCLUSION Continuous glucose… CONTINUE READING

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