Articles

  • Surgery

    Gastroschisis repair

    Gastroschisis repair is surgery to correct a birth defect that causes an opening in the skin and muscles covering the belly (abdominal wall). The opening allows intestines and sometimes other organs to bulge outside the belly.

  • Disease

    Gestational diabetes

    The pancreas is located behind the liver and is where the hormone insulin is produced. Insulin is used by the body to store and utilize glucose.

    Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar () that starts or is first diagnosed during pregnancy.

  • Disease

    Group B streptococcal septicemia of the newborn

    Group B streptococcal septicemia is a severe bacterial infection that affects . See also: