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A normal concentration of sugar in the blood (as contrasted with hyper- or hypoglycemia)
- ‘Alpha cells produce glucagon, which maintains normoglycemia through the processes of glycogenolysis (i.e., breakdown of glycogen) and gluconeogenesis (i.e., formation of glycogen from noncarbohydrates such as fats and proteins).’
- ‘Under these conditions the liver stops consuming glucose and becomes metabolically gluconeogenic, producing glucose to re-establish normoglycemia.’
- ‘Treatment includes strict plasma glucose control to achieve and maintain normoglycemia and administration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors to decrease the progress of diabetic nephropathy.’
- ‘Beta cells may secrete high levels of insulin to normalize blood glucose levels and successfully maintain normoglycemia for many years.’
- ‘The goal of intrapartum management is to maintain normoglycemia in an effort to prevent neonatal hypoglycemia.’
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