Neonatal Diabetes is a form of diabetes, that occurs n kids who are as young as under 6 months of age. One of the rare forms of diabetes, this is known to affect little infants and when not diagnosed the right way, can lead to a lifelong course of treatment and medications.
According to a study by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, this is known as a rare condition that happens in 1 among 260000 live births. Are all neonatal diabetic cases, Type-1 diabetes? Are they insulin dependent for a lifetime? Can it be rectified with specific treatments?
Dr V Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Dr Mohan’s Diabates Specialities Centre has this to convey to anxious parents whose children have been diagnosed with neonatal diabetes.
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