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neuroglycopenia

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  • n. A shortage of glucose in the brain

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  • Hepatic necrosis becomes apparent at 24-36 hrs with: right subchondral pain/tenderness reappearance of vomiting and neuroglycopenia

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  • Professor Vincent Marks, a leading authority on the forensic aspects of hypoglycemia and its role in criminal behavior, discusses how hypoglycemia-related neuroglycopenia can cause behavioral changes, which can bring people with diabetes into conflict with the law.

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  • He raises the question of whether a person suffering from neuroglycopenia can formulate the intention to commit an offence, going on to outline the medico-legal relevance of hypoglycemia, and to discuss the less common offence of malicious administration of insulin and/or a sulfonylurea as a weapon to induce hypoglycemic coma.

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  • In particular, the brain is highly dependent on glucose as its energy source, being an obligate glucose consumer; neuroglycopenia, the condition where there is an inadequate supply of glucose to the brain, can affect function and may even to lead to coma.

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  • How trivial does my tennis elbow seem beside another guy's neuroglycopenia?

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