Metabolic effects of a growth hormone-releasing factor in obese subjects with reduced growth hormone secretion: a randomized controlled trial.

CONTEXT Obesity is associated with reduced GH secretion and increased cardiovascular disease risk. OBJECTIVE We performed this study to determine the effects of augmenting endogenous GH secretion on body composition and cardiovascular disease risk indices in obese subjects with reduced GH secretion. DESIGN, PATIENTS AND METHODS A randomized, double… (More)