Endocrine Grand Rounds

Hypoglycemia in the Newborn Infant and Child



Date
November 15, 2013
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Mark A. Sperling, MD
Professor and Chair Emeritus, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Location
1195 BST
Category
University of Pittsburgh- School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

1. Understand the mechanisms responsible for adaptation of neonatal glucose homeostasis.

2. Learn that hyperinsulin is the most common and most dangerous form of neonatal hypoglycemia.

3. Be able to diagnose and treat spontaneous hypoglycemia in childhood.