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Diabetes and bilirubin

03/20/2009

Question:

what is the relationship between diabetes and a high level of bilirubin?

Answer:

I am not aware of a relationship between diabetes and level of bilirubin in adults and children.  There is a concern about increased risk for hyperbilirubinemia in newborns born to mothers with diabetes during pregnancy.

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Response by:

Robert M Cohen, MD Robert M Cohen, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati