Hypoglycaemia

McBrearty, A. and Ramsey, I. (2013) Hypoglycaemia. Companion Animal, 18(3), pp. 96-100. (doi:10.12968/coan.2013.18.3.96)

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Abstract

Blood glucose is maintained within a narrow range by the balance between intestinal absorption, glucose synthesis and glucose release from glycogen stores. Many diseases can affect this balance and result in hypoglycaemia; this can result in dramatic clinical signs due to neuroglycopenia. This article summarises the physiology of glucose regulation and the clinical signs of hypoglycaemia, its emergency treatment and its causes.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McBrearty, Mrs Alix and Ramsey, Professor Ian
Authors: McBrearty, A., and Ramsey, I.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Companion Animal
ISSN:2044-3862
ISSN (Online):2044-3862

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