Growth hormone administration in addition to a very low calorie diet and an exercise program in obese subjects.

@article{Drent1995GrowthHA,
  title={Growth hormone administration in addition to a very low calorie diet and an exercise program in obese subjects.},
  author={Marjolein Drent and Lidwina D V Wever and Herman J. Ad{\`e}r and Eduard A van der Veen},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={1995},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={565-72}
}
A major problem of weight reduction in obesity is the undesirable loss of lean body mass that accompanies fat loss, particularly in severe calorie restriction. In order to achieve maximal fat loss, but without great loss of lean tissue, growth hormone (GH) in a dose of 6 U/day subcutaneously was added to a very low calorie diet and an exercise program for… CONTINUE READING