Congenital Hyperinsulinism News and Updates

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Two Girls, Two Cured Cases

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Dr. States, Susan Becker, and RJ

Summer 2021 saw the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia care for two newborn girls who had the focal form of hyperinsulinism (HI).

Meet Diva De León-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE

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Dr. De León with a patient

Diva De León-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE, assumed the role of Director of the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center in 2013 and was named Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in 2018.

Rare Pair: HI and Kabuki Syndrome

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Low blood sugar is one of the symptoms of Kabuki syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects multiple systems in the body but can be tricky to diagnose.