Preliminary Communications

High 24-hour Level of Serum Growth Hormone in Juvenile Diabetics

Br Med J 1969; 2 doi: (Published 10 May 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;2:356
  1. K. Johansen,
  2. Aa. P. Hansen


    Studies in five male patients with recently diagnosed juvenile diabetes showed a raised mean level of serum growth hormone, which fluctuated considerably over a 24-hour period. It is suggested that the secretion rate of growth hormone is raised in this condition.

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