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Volume 29, Number 2, pages 4-10

Management of Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus in a 1-Month-Old Male
Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring to Improve Patient Safety

Lauren Pankratz, M.D., Carisse Orsi, M.D., Chandra Slusser, and Jane Lynch, M.D.

In this informative case study, the authors describe the transition from insulin to sulfonylurea therapy in the treatment of a 1-month old boy with neonatal diabetes. The article also details how a continuous glucose monitoring system proved valuable in determining the sulfonylurea dose.

Childhood diabetes
EquipmentContinuous glucose monitoring systems
Drug treatmentSulfonylureas