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Is it to be hypoglycemia or neuroglycopenia? In the United States, no semantic problem exists; hypoglycemia means low blood sugar and implies a lack of neuronal glucose. I am glad Marks and Rose titled their book Hypoglycaemia; Neuroglycopenia would not have played in Peoria.
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Hypoglycemia.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:163. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-1-163_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(1):163.
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