A Short Note on Neonatal hypoglycemia

Author(s): Andisheh Bakhshi

When the newborn’s blood glucose level is lower than what the body needs for things like cellular energy and metabolism, this condition is called neonatal hypoglycemia. Diagnostic thresholds vary widely across countries. Hypoglycemia is defined as blood glucose levels below 30 mg/dL within the first 24 hours of life and below 45 mg/dL thereafter in the United States. In the United Kingdom.