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BACKGROUND Bisphosphonates are effective agents for the management of osteoporosis. Their low bioavailability and low potency necessitate frequent administration on an empty stomach, which may reduce compliance. Gastrointestinal intolerance limits maximal dosing. Although intermittent intravenous treatments have been used, the optimal doses and dosing(More)
OBJECTIVE GH replacement to growth hormone deficient (GHD) adults improves body composition. In a subset however, lean body mass (LBM) fails to increase despite normalization of IGF-I and amino acid availability could be of importance. We analyzed amino acid (AA) profiles in plasma and erythrocytes (RBC) and associations with LBM, serum IGF-I and IGFBP-1(More)
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