oa South African Medical Journal - Spontaneous hypoglycaemia
|Article Title||Spontaneous hypoglycaemia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jun 1921|
|Keyword(s)||Diet, Hypoglycaemia and Spontaneous|
Three cases of spontaneous hypoglycaemia variously treated before as gastritis, psycho-neurosis and hypertensive encephalopathy. Characterised by-(a) low blood-sugar (below 70 mgm. Per 100 c.c.), and most marked five and six hours after a sugar tolerance test; (b) dramatic relief of symptoms by the administration of intravenous dextrose or easily absorbable carbohydrates.
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