hrp0094s5.1 | Novel Therapies in Endocrinology | ESPE2021
De Leon-Crutchlow Diva
Congenital hyperinsulinism (HI) is the most common cause of persistent hypoglycemia in infants and children. In the past 20+ years there have been tremendous advances in the understanding of the molecular genetics of HI, including the discovery of the mechanisms responsible for a focal form of the disease that can cured surgically. However, treatment options for non-focal HI continue to be limited, with only one drug currently approved for this indication. As a result of delay...