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Incidence of Hypoglycemia in High Risk Neonates and Its Relationship with Gestational Age Birth Weight and Ponderal Index

  title={Incidence of Hypoglycemia in High Risk Neonates and Its Relationship with Gestational Age Birth Weight and Ponderal Index},
  author={Kanagagiri and Tomba Singh},
Background: Hypoglycemia is one of the most frequently encountered metabolic problems in newborn infants. In general, the incidence varies from 1 to 5%. However, the incidence increases many fold in the presence of risk factors. The absence of overt symptoms at low glucose levels does not rule out central nervous system injury. In order to prevent brain damage, blood glucose should be routinely estimated in the following high risk situations. This present study was planned to study the… 

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