Abstract #112 Table 2

Risk factors for hypoglycemia and their association with dextrose gel treatment

Risk factors, N (%)Successful response
(No NICU admission) n=826 (85.2%)
Unsuccessful response
(NICU admission) n=143 (14.8%)
P-value
IDM 338 (40.9) 46 (32.2) 0.04*
A1GDM 214 (25.9) 23 (16.1) 0.01*
A2GDM 124 (15.0) 23 (16.1) 0.74
Perinatal Asphyxia
(1 min APGARā‰¤5)
28 (3.4) 3 (2.1) 0.60
LGA 164 (19.8) 28(19.6) 0.93
Prematurity
(36 0/7- 36 6/7 weeks GA)
208 (25.2) 45 (31.5) 0.11
SGA 64 (7.7) 13 (9.1) 0.58
Maternal Betablockers 7 (0.85) 3 (2.1) 0.17
Symptomatic infants 76 (9.2) 22 (15.4) 0.02*
  • IDM- Infants of gestational diabetes mellitus mothers; A1GDM- Diet controlled gestational diabetes mellitus; A2GDM- Medication managed gestational diabetes mellitus; LGA- Large for gestational age; SGA- Small for gestational age; * p value <0.05