hrp0082p3-d2-854 | Growth (3) | ESPE2014

Descriptive Analysis of Medication Adherence for Patients Treated with GH Therapy

Michels S L , Uribe C , Li Y , Meletiche D M , Velez F F , Locklear J C

Background: GH deficiency (GHD) occurs in one in 4000┬ľone in 10 000 children, but can also be diagnosed in adults.1 GHD therapy typically requires injections over a period of years.2 Adherence to long-term GHT presents a challenge.Objective and hypotheses: This study describes the rates of adherence to GHT among patients with GHD.Method: Members who were continuously enrolled 6 months pre- and 12 months p...