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Would anyone but a reviewer be willing to push on through this forbidding first sentence of one of the more important chapters in the book? We wonder. "Aberrations of many of the mechanisms that sustain plasma glucose in the normal range (see chapter 1) are often associated with readily recognizable clinical syndromes in which symptoms and signs of the primary disorder predominate over those of the hypoglycemia, for example, primary adrenocortical insufficiency, hypopituitarism, advanced liver disease (see chapter 8), extrapancreatic tumor hypoglycemia (see chapter 7), and hepatic glycogen storage diseases (see chapter 2)."
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Hypoglycemic Disorders: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:1045. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-6-1045_1
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