A. Peñalva

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In obesity, there is a markedly decreased GH secretion. The diagnosis of GH deficiency (GHD) in adults is based on peak GH responses to stimulation tests. In the severely obese, peak GH levels after(More)
GH secretion in response to all provocative stimuli is decreased in patients with obesity. However, the precise mechanism causing this impairment in GH release is unknown.(More)
GH secretion in response to provocative stimuli is blunted in obese patients. On the other hand, increases in plasma free fatty acids (FFA) inhibit the GH response to a variety of stimuli, and FFA(More)