Glucose Metabolism in Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency

@inproceedings{Ciresi2018GlucoseMI,
  title={Glucose Metabolism in Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency},
  author={A Ciresi and Carla Giordano},
  booktitle={Front. Endocrinol.},
  year={2018}
}
Background The growth hormone (GH)/insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) axis has a fundamental impact on glucose metabolism. Therefore, both untreated GH deficiency (GHD) and GH treatment (GHT) may be associated with some metabolic alterations, although the abnormalities of glucose metabolism have been investigated by relatively few studies as main outcomes… CONTINUE READING