Karla F. Leavens

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know about hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in neonates and children Are you sure your patient has hyperinsulinism? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hyperinsulinism is the most common hypoglycemic disorder in infants and neonates. Transient neonatal hyperinsulinism is common due to perinatal stress, including birth asphyxia, preeclampsia, and intrauterine…

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