Nurse practitioner Emily Wilkinson, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, is the newest member of the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center team. Get to know Emily.
[short teaser] Meet nurse practitioner Emily Wilkinson, MSN, who will see children in CHOP’s Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center.
Inactivating mutations in the beta cell KATP channels are the most common cause of congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), accounting for approximately 60% of all cases with known genotype. The beta cell KATP channels play a very important role in the regulation of insulin secretion by coupling the metabolic state of the cell to membrane potential.