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Growth Hormone Deficiency

Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) is generally due to the pituitary gland being unable to produce sufficient GH to generate the growth process. GHD does not affect intrauterine growth, at least to an extent measurable by birth weight or length, but from the second year of life growth is slower than normal, and occasionally growth failure…

Endocrine Visit – June 20

On June 20th, we took Haven in to meet with her Endocrine doctor – he was the doctor that saved her life by finding her cancer and diagnosing her with ROHHAD Syndrome.  My main concerns have been Haven’s weight to height ratio and the fact that I knew she hadn’t grown much over the past…