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Are human growth hormone supplements packed with insulin?

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Dr. Piers Blackett
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: No

Human growth hormone is only available as a purified product mixed in solution for injection under the skin.
Its structure and properties are different to insulin. It stimulates the liver to produce insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) with structural similarity to Insulin but it does not lower the blood sugar like Insulin does. IGF-1 mainly stimulates bone growth.

In brief: No

Human growth hormone is only available as a purified product mixed in solution for injection under the skin.
Its structure and properties are different to insulin. It stimulates the liver to produce insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) with structural similarity to Insulin but it does not lower the blood sugar like Insulin does. IGF-1 mainly stimulates bone growth.
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