Effect of replacing glucose with lipid on the energy metabolism of newborn infants.


1. Indirect calorimetry and primed constant infusion of [U-13C]glucose were combined in 28 appropriate-for-gestational age newborn, parenterally fed infants, in order to measure glucose utilization and glucose oxidation and to estimate lipogenesis from glucose. 2. The infants were randomly allocated to either a group receiving glucose as the non-protein… (More)