Hyperinsulinism due to UCP2 deficiency

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Synonyms: Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia due to UCP2 deficiency

A rare form of congenital diazoxide-sensitive diffuse hyperinsulinism due to UCP2 deficiency and characterized by hypoglycemic episodes from the neonatal period a good clinical response to diazoxide and a probable transient nature of the disease with spontaneous resolution.

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Advocacy Organizations

Congenital Hyperinsulinism International

CHI is the leading organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with hyperinsulinism (HI). HI is a life-threatening disorder that causes dangerously low blood sugar levels due to the over-production of insulin. Prolonged or severe low blood sugar can cause seizures, brain damage, and even death. CHI supports research toward better treatments and a cure, tirelessly advocates for timely diagnosis and improved standards of care, and supports people living with HI every step of the way.

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