IUGR and Macrosomic Phenotypes – How They Develop and Change Over Time
Miami Neonatology 2016: Annual International Conference
William W. Hay, Jr, MD
, professor of pediatrics, director, Child Maternal Health Program, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and scientific director of the Perinatal Research Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, discusses the underlying physiology that places intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) and macrosomic infants at risk for metabolic syndrome later in life. After discussing the risks of rapid weight gain in IUGR and macrosomic infants, Dr. Hay examines how perinatal nutrition can reduce the risk of future disease.
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