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The Rare Intersection of HI and Turner Syndrome

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Sometimes rare and super rare genetic conditions occur within the same child. That’s the case for Turner syndrome, which has an incidence rate of about 1 in 2,500 female births, and congenital hyperinsulinism, which happens about once in 50,000 births.

How a Psychologist Can Help HI Families

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When families learn that their child has congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), it’s not uncommon for parents to be overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety, isolation or helplessness.

Psychologist Joins HI Team

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Last fall, Leela Morrow, PsyD, joined the team at the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, adding another service to the comprehensive program.

Managing HI into Adulthood

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The Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at CHOP has been with your family every step of the way as you’ve treated and managed your child’s HI.

The Protein-Carb Balancing Act

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Children with protein-sensitive hyperinsulinism (HI) will have low blood sugars (hypoglycemia) when they eat protein-rich foods, ensuring they’re getting enough carbs to offset the protein falls to parents and caregivers.