An Update on Neonatal Hypoglycemia

  title={An Update on Neonatal Hypoglycemia},
  author={Praveen Kumar and Shiv Sajan Saini},
Glucose is the predominant source of energy for the fetal and neonatal brain. During the process of adaptation from a continuous supply of glucose in-utero to an intermittent supply after birth, the neonate is prone to periods of low blood glucose. Transient mild decreases in blood glucose levels are a common feature of perinatal adaptation. This period is… CONTINUE READING