John Kerr posted in blood sugar • dextrose • neonatal • neonatal hypoglycemia • sugar babies on September 26th, 2013.
A cheap and easy-to-administer dextrose gel should be used as a first-line to treatment for low blood sugars in newborns, according to a new Kiwi research. Neonatal hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) affects 5-15% of newborns and, in severe cases, can lead to brain damage. Treatment can require intravenous glucose and admission to an intensive care […]
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