Augmentation of the glucose supply in the fetus and newborn

J. W. Sparks

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It is the intention of this paper to review the ability of the fetus and newborn to regulate its demand for glucose and to supplement the glucose supply during periods of limited exogenous glucose entry. Much of the information regarding this subject is descriptive, but an attempt will be made to quantify these processes where possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-155
Number of pages15
JournalSeminars in Perinatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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