Nonfatal stroke, cardiac disease, and diabetes mellitus in hypopituitary patients on hormone replacement including growth hormone.

@article{Holmer2007NonfatalSC,
  title={Nonfatal stroke, cardiac disease, and diabetes mellitus in hypopituitary patients on hormone replacement including growth hormone.},
  author={Helene Holmer and Johan Svensson and Lars Rylander and Gudmundur Johannsson and Thord Ros{\'e}n and B. -{\AA} Bengtsson and Marja Thor{\'e}n and Charlotte H{\"o}ybye and Marie Degerblad and Margareta Bramnert and Erik H{\"a}gg and Britt Ed{\'e}n Engstr{\"o}m and Bertil Ekman and Bo Norrving and Lars Hagmar and Eva Marie Therese Erfurth},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={92 9},
  pages={3560-7}
}
CONTEXT The impact of long-term GH replacement on cerebrovascular and cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in hypopituitary patients is unknown. OBJECTIVE The incidence of nonfatal stroke and cardiac events, and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) and cardioprotective medication were compared between cohorts of GH-deficient (GHD) patients and population controls. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS The incidence of nonfatal stroke and cardiac events was estimated retrospectively from… CONTINUE READING