It was a vogue around the start of regular antenatal ultrasound scanning to note everything, associate wildly and some up with ‘antenatal markers of disease’, as I recollect. Some of these things turned out to be quite useful (nose bones, for instance, or their absence) and others still confuse me … like the ‘echogenic focus […]
Q: Is an OGTT good enough for CF diabetes testing?
Jamie, a 13-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis (CF), has been referred to the Paediatric Diabetes clinic because of an abnormal oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in her recent CF Annual Review. It showed impaired glucose tolerance. Continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS) over three days showed normal fasting and pre-prandial glucose but frequent post-prandial glucose excursions […]