Attention should be paid to the concealment of onset of Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus
Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing, 14 Nov (Reporter Li Song) November 14 is United Nations Diabetes Day. Experts remind that compared with ordinary diabetic patients will appear "polyphagia, polyuria, eating and weight loss" and other typical symptoms of diabetes, neonatal diabetes onset concealment is difficult to detect, treatment is relatively difficult, especially need to be paid attention to.
Luo Yanhong, associate professor in the Department of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital affiliated to Chongqing Medical University, said that neonatal diabetes refers to diabetes that occurs within 6 months after birth, and the cause of the disease is mainly related to gene mutation. It is divided into temporary neonatal diabetes and permanent neonatal diabetes. Among them, temporary neonatal diabetes mellitus was relieved within 18 months after birth, but the probability of recurrence in childhood or adolescence was higher.
"although neonatal diabetes is not easy to detect, there are also some 'clues' to be found. If the newborn has problems such as mental malaise, abnormal diet and sleep, and abnormal weight gain, after excluding infectious diseases, it is necessary to guard against the possibility of metabolic diseases and take the children to the children's specialist hospital in time to determine the cause of the disease. Check for diabetes. " Luo Yanhong said.
Experts remind that in the process of nursing children with diabetes, parents should put down their anxiety, be more patient in nursing, keep a good "diabetes diary," and record in detail the diet, medication, and blood sugar values of their children. Try to keep your blood sugar in a relatively stable state. If it is found that the blood glucose fluctuation of the child is obviously abnormal within a period of time, it is necessary to go to the hospital in time.