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194th Meeting of the Society for Endocrinology and Society for Endocrinology joint with Diabetes UK Endocrinology and Diabetes Day

Expert Session


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Marks V

Diagnosis of hypoglycaemia presents few difficulties nowadays providing it is (a) thought of and (b) appropriate samples of blood are collected whilst the patient is hypoglycaemic for subsequent analysis in a suitable laboratory. Adherence by the laboratory to well defined protocol that will be presented and commences with confirmation that the glucose concentration in the plasma/serum specimen submitted for analysis is truly subnormal, will usually resolve the diagnostic dile...

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Diabetes and Pregnancy

Pearson D

In diabetic pregnancy good outcomes can be achieved by meticulous glycaemic control prior to and during pregnancy. However, national and regional audits indicate the difficulties in getting optimal results in comparison to the background population. Despite great efforts by mothers and their diabetes care teams, the babies are often large for gestational age (Mean birthweight 3427g, 86 %> 50%ile, 55% > 90%ile) and are delivered early (Median gestational age 37weeks) by c...