International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

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International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

2020, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A

Correlation of glycemic control in newborn at birth in relation to maternal glycemic control: A prospective clinical study
Author(s)
Dr. Nabnita Patnaik, Dr. Chapay Soren, Dr. RL Tejaswi Tirumala, Dr. C Venkatrami Reddy and Dr. Ranjith Kumar C
Abstract
Aim: Correlation of glycemic control in newborn at birth in relation to maternal glycemic control. Materials and Methods: The present prospective clinical study was conducted in the Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, SVS Medical College and Hospital, MBNR. 35 cases were found to be eligible for inclusion in the study. Results: Mean maternal age was 27.14 years. 40.0% patients were primigravida and 60.0% were multigravida. Significant correlation of neonatal hypoglycemia at maternal HbA1c >6.5 was observed. Conclusion: The transmission of mothers glycemic control to newborn, which acts as a screening test and thereby helps in preventing asymptomatic hypoglycemia and long-term neurologic dysfunction.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Nabnita Patnaik, Dr. Chapay Soren, Dr. RL Tejaswi Tirumala, Dr. C Venkatrami Reddy and Dr. Ranjith Kumar C. Correlation of glycemic control in newborn at birth in relation to maternal glycemic control: A prospective clinical study. International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics. 2020; 3(2): 13-15. DOI: 10.33545/26643685.2020.v3.i2a.82
International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics