Neonatal Management of the Infant of Diabetic Mother
- *Corresponding Author:
- Francis B Mimouni
Department of Pediatrics
Dana Dwek Children’s Hospital
10 Weizman street, Tel Aviv, Israel
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: September 05, 2013; Accepted Date: December 16, 2013; Published Date: December 18, 2013
Citation: Mimouni FB, Mimouni G, Bental YA (2013) Neonatal Management of the Infant of Diabetic Mother. Pediat Therapeut 4:186. doi:10.4172/2161-0665.1000186
Copyright: © 2013 Mimouni FB, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Many controversies exist about the management of neonatal conditions frequent in the infant of diabetic mother such as asymptomatic neonatal hypoglycemia, hypocalcemia, or polycythemia. In this article, we review the pathophysiology and management of major neonatal complications of diabetes in pregnancy, taking into consideration the major current controversies.