• GH levels higher for postmenopausal women vs. men with controlled acromegaly

    30 days ago - By Healio

    Among adults with controlled acromegaly, postmenopausal women had higher growth hormone levels than men despite similar insulin-like growth factor I levels, according to study data.
    Jakob Dal, MD, senior registrar in the department of endocrinology and associate professor in the department of clinical medicine at Aalborg University Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues wrote that active acromegaly is subject to sex differences in GH and IGF‐I patterns, and clinical features, but whether this pertains to controlled disease as well remains unclear.
    “Discordantly elevated GH levels with
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