GROWTH HORMONE SUPPRESSION BY GLUCOSE

Glucose normally suppresses growth hormone (< 1-2 ng/mL). Individuals with Acromegaly show no decrease or a paradoxical increase in growth hormone level. After successful treatment, a normal response to glucose treatment is observed, although growth hormone may not fall to normal levels.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is mandatory.Patient should be at rest for 30 minutes prior to basal sample collection.
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report