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Does human growth hormone help patients with diabetes?

Does human growth hormone help patients with diabetes?

Increases sugar: Human gh is diabetogenic, ie it increases the blood sugar. Could it increase body growth? I am sure it could but the big picture is important. How much is the benefit versus the risk? ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Will shots of human growth hormone help me build muscle fast?

Will shots of human growth hormone help me build muscle fast?

Not approved: Growth hormone is an anabolic substance, meaning it promotes the production of protein. It is not approved for such purposes, but athletes having using it as a performance enhancer and to quiken recovery of injured muscle. There are no scientific studies verifying this since it is not approved for such. Beware of going against nature's design, she will ask for payback. ...Read more

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Will human growth hormone help me grow taller?

Will human growth hormone help me grow taller?

No: Once your growth centers are fused( closed) growth hormone cannot make you grow. When you have growth hormone deficiency giving you growth hormone will get you to your genetic expections for growth but not taller than what you were meat to be. ...Read more

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Somatrope 191aa human growth hormone help to reduce weight?

Somatrope 191aa human growth hormone help to reduce weight?

WEIGHT LOSS: It helps in lossing weight. They inject a small amount of chorionic gonadothropin daily. Mechanism ? ...Read more

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Will HGH (human growth hormone) help me in getting taller ?

Will HGH (human growth hormone) help me in getting taller ?

Unlikely to happen: Your profile lists your age as 46. Anyone who went through puberty and had their bone growth centers close normally will never grow taller with hgh. ...Read more

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Can humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

Indirectly, maybe : When prepubertal children are placed on hgh for gh deficiency, their bodies go towards getting back on track with respect to growth. As they catch up and go through puberty underarm hair eventually grows in. Gh will not directly cause sexual maturation. ...Read more

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Dose humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

Dose  humatrope (human growth hormone) help with underarm hair growth?

No.: Lack of or very limited amounts of underarm and pubic hair growth often is part of delayed puberty development, or secondary sex characteristics. Treatment of this involves various types of another hormonal group, known as androgens; these will increase underarm (axillary) growth. ...Read more

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I had microfracturing for cartilage regrowth in the hip. Will human growth hormone help to regrow cartilage in any way? I get it prescribed overseas.

I had microfracturing for cartilage regrowth in the hip. Will human growth hormone help to regrow cartilage in any way? I  get it prescribed overseas.

No, only if used-: -in combination with cultured autologous cell transplants. Growth hormones will have side effects none of which helps Ur surgery B successful. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Growth Hormone (Definition)

Growth hormone is necessary for growth in children and is still important in adults. Deficiencies can cause many problems beside poor growth in children and this condition should be evaluated by an endocrinologist for diagnosis ...Read more