The Sugar Babies Trial – Dextrose gel for neonatal hypoglycaemia

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Tessa Davis. The Sugar Babies Trial – Dextrose gel for neonatal hypoglycaemia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5444

You are called to the post-natal wards to review an infant of a diabetic mother. He is Day 1 and has a BSL of 2.4. Do you give an IV bolus? Do you feed? What about dextrose gel? We summarise The Sugar Babies Study looking at the use of dextrose gel in this situation.