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Decrease in adiponectin levels correlates to growth response in growth hormone-treated children.

Authors
  • Andersson, B
  • Carlsson, L M S
  • Carlsson, B
  • Albertsson-Wikland, K
  • Bjarnason, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hormone research
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
71
Issue
4
Pages
213–218
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000201110
PMID: 19258713
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

GH treatment in prepubertal children decreases serum adiponectin levels, and the decrease is correlated to the growth response. No correlations between adiponectin and insulin levels or insulin resistance were found.

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