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ea0027p81 | (1) | BSPED2011

An audit of diazoxide prescriptions in children with congenital hyperinsulinism: preliminary recommendations

Dimitriu Alma Iulia , Avatapalle Bindu , Rigby Lindsey , Banerjee Indraneel , Patel Leena

Introduction: Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is characterised by abnormally regulated and excessive insulin secretion by pancreatic β cells. First line management includes an oral suspension of Diazoxide but a standardised formulation is not universally employed. Anecdotal evidence suggests that different formulations can alter the management of glucose levels. Lack of glucose control can lead to permanent brain damage and adversely affect neuro development.<p class...