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A tremendous surge of interest in carbohydrate content of infants' diets and in carbohydrate metabolism generally has resulted from identification in recent years of primary and secondary disaccharidase deficiencies. Secondary deficiency of a transient nature may be relatively common in infancy. In addition, newer studies have greatly clarified the previously confused area of neonatal hypoglycemias, and specific causes for certain hypoglycemias occurring later in infancy have been defined. These developments together with satisfactory progress of properly treated in fants with galactosemia have been responsible for the current high level of interest in carbohydrates in infant's diet. A book on this
Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Infancy.. Ann Intern Med. ;65:389–390. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-2-389_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(2):389-390.
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