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Glucose Metabolism

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what is glycogenesis the conversion of glucose to glycogen using insulin
what is glycogenolysis the conversion of glycogen to glucose using glucagon
in the 1st postnatal hours what does the neonatal brain metabolise to make glucose lactate
what are normal blood glucose boundaries >1.7mmol before 24hrs 2.6 mmol/l -> 8 mmol/l
what are some factors resulting in inadequate gluc prod prem, IUGR, delayed feeding, stress hypoxia RDS hypothermia infection or inborn errors of metabolism
factors influencing increased glucose production include iatrogenic, infant of a diabetic, pancreatic defects
what are some of the factors associated with hyperglycaemia LBW extreme prem, IUGR, excessive ivi gluc, stress infection sepsis, transient/permanent diabetes, dexamethasone
Created by: KerriPatton on 2012-06-07



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