1. bookVolume 36 (2015): Issue 3 (December 2015)
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08 Sep 2014
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Neonatal Hypoglycemia: A Continuing Debate in Definition and Management

Published Online: 14 Apr 2016
Page range: 91 - 97
Journal Details
First Published
08 Sep 2014
Publication timeframe
2 times per year

Neonatal hypoglycemia (NH) is one of the most common abnormalities encountered in the newborn. Maintaining glucose homeostasis is one of the important physiological events during fetal-to-neonatal transition. Transient low blood glucose concentrations are frequently encountered in the majority of healthy newborns and are the reflections of normal metabolic adaptation processes. Nevertheless, there is a great concern that prolonged or recurrent low blood glucose levels may result in long-term neurological and developmental consequences.


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