Growth Hormone: a candid doctor patient perspective

This fascinating podcast by Dr Lewis Blevins and Jorge Faccinetti goes from discussing athletes taking too much growth hormone, to patients taking to much...

The benefits of growth hormone replacement

Podcast – Our third podcast in this Growth Hormone replacement series of four covers the benefits you might expect from treatment.  Dr. Blevins also explains his...

Symptoms and signs of growth hormone deficiency

Podcast - In this second podcast on GH deficiency, Dr Blevins explains the clinical symptoms and signs of this disorder.           “Abstracts (2) (Imagicity 1096)” by...

Diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency

Podcast – In this first of a series on Growth Hormone deficiency, Dr Lewis Blevins focuses on definition, diagnosis, and setting the stage for...

Excess mortality associated with hypopituitarism in adults

Podcast – In this informational podcast Dr. Lewis Blevins describes the findings of a meta analysis from observational studies done in the UK.  Patients with...

Growth Hormone Deficiency

From Lewis Blevins, MD  Introduction Growth Hormone is a peptide hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. Growth hormone-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus stimulates it's release...

Tests of Pituitary Function: GH Deficiency

  From Dr. Lewis Blevins.  Growth Hormone levels, by themselves, are not a good indicator of GH sufficiency. Levels are undetectable 50% of the time...

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