More mothers are breastfeeding than ever before. However, getting breastfeeding going can be difficult. Babies with inherited metabolic disorders, such as medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (let’s just call it MCAD) can be especially vulnerable to low blood sugar if they aren’t getting enough milk in the early days of breastfeeding.
Category Archive: Division of Genetics
Four junior investigators from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Department of Pediatrics have been chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 Young Physician-Scientist Award by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).