Evaluation and clinical applications of measurement of urinary growth hormone in diabetic subjects.


Quantities of growth hormone (GH) excreted into the urine over 24 h were measured by the highly sensitive sandwich enzyme immunoassay in 63 non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) subjects, 6 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) subjects, and 17 age-matched nondiabetic control subjects. GH-provocative tests with intravenous infusion of… (More)