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Can HGH help people with kidney disease and diabetes?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Kidney and growth

While growth hormone will not improve kidney disease and is a diabetogenic medication, we use it in children who have poor growth due to renal failure.
It helps to promote longitudinal growth in such patients who would otherwise be small. The use of hgh in children with growth failure secondary to kidney failure is fda approved.

In brief: Kidney and growth

While growth hormone will not improve kidney disease and is a diabetogenic medication, we use it in children who have poor growth due to renal failure.
It helps to promote longitudinal growth in such patients who would otherwise be small. The use of hgh in children with growth failure secondary to kidney failure is fda approved.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Hgh can increase blood sugar.
Renal disease does not improve with gh therapy.

In brief: No

Hgh can increase blood sugar.
Renal disease does not improve with gh therapy.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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