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endocrinology -would a glucagon stimulation test show low growth hormone if the cause of the low igf-1 was due to malabsorption rather than pituitary?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology: Have you had these tests recently? Glucagon stimulation test should not result to low growth hormone. Low IGF-1 should not be caused by malabsorption. What has your doctor discussed the pituitary with you? I would appreciate it if you could give me more information.

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