International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2020)

Study to evaluate the correlation of glycemic control in newborn at birth in relation to maternal glycemic control


Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Vivekanand Paul, Dr. NP Gupta

Aim: To evaluate the 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, Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital, Bihar. 30 cases were found to be eligible for inclusion in the study. Results: Mean maternal age was 28.24 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 mother’s 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. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. Vivekanand Paul, Dr. NP Gupta. Study to evaluate the correlation of glycemic control in newborn at birth in relation to maternal glycemic control. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 182-184
International Journal of Medical and Health Research