Hypoglycemia in infancy and childhood.

  title={Hypoglycemia in infancy and childhood.},
  author={Marvin Cornblath and Rosita S. Pildes and Richard L. Schwartz},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={4 5782},
Hypoglycemia is a medical emergency in the newborn nursery. The requirements for glucose homeostasis, definition of hypoglycemia, classification of hypoglycemia (increased glucose utilization versus decreased glucose production), diagnostic evaluation and management will be presented. Clinical cases will be used to illustrate important disorders.