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39th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Other forms of diabetes

Bridges Nicola

Diabetes which is not type 1 or type 2 makes up a very small proportion of all diabetes cases in children and adolescents. The value of recognising these is that treatment and outcome can be very different from that seen in type 1 or 2.Other forms of diabetes can be divided into several groups: 1. Genetic diabetes including MODY and neonatal diabetes. MODY can be confused with type 1 diabetes in children. Making the diagnosis can b...

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Ehtisham S

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Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia

Hussain Khalid

Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia (HH) is a cause of severe and persistent hypoglycaemia in the newborn period. It is an extremely heterogeneous disorder with respect to clinical presentation, pancreatic histology and molecular biology. The clinical severity of HH varies mainly with age at onset of hypoglycemia (severe hypoglycemia in neonates) and has major consequences in terms of therapeutic outcome and genetic counseling. The commonest genetic cause of persistent HH are auto...