measuring serum growth hormone q 30 minutes for 2 hours (see below). Failure to suppress growth hormone to <2 ng/ml confirms diagnosis of acromegaly

and proliferation of normal cells and predicts overproduction of growth hormone

Fasting growth

Men: <5ng/mL

Elevated level

Overproduction of growth

hormone level by

Women: <10ng/mL

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