hrp0089p3-p195 | GH & IGFs P3 | ESPE2018

Support for Patients Treated with Growth Hormone to Reach their Growth Potential: Addressing Adherence Barriers through Personalised Behavioural Patient-support Programmes

Moloney Clare , Malik Sumaira , Cancela Jorge , Koledova Ekaterina

Background: Recombinant human growth hormone (r-hGH) treatment can optimise growth potential; however, optimum outcomes are not always achieved owing to several reasons, including poor adherence. This analysis sought to operationalize psychosocial drivers of non-adherence in GH patients, using the three-component, evidence-based capability, opportunity and motivation behavioural framework (COM-b). The framework allows for matching of specific interventions to help modify behav...

hrp0095p1-522 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2022

Positive impact of the TuiTek® patient support programme on caregivers of patients receiving treatment for growth hormone deficiency in Argentina

Sordelli Micaela , Debicki Matías , Gonzalez Judit , María Sosa Ana , Hernán Cejas Leopoldo , Ginaca Romina , Jheeta Amrit , Malik Sumaira , Koledova Ekaterina , Assefi Aria

Background: Good adherence to recombinant human growth hormone (r-hGH) is crucial to achieve optimal growth outcomes in children with GH deficiency (GHD). Controlling factors that negatively impact adherence is difficult in clinical practice. In order to obtain a better understanding of caregiver behaviour, an Argentinian patient support programme (PSP) implemented TuiTek®, a personalised programme comprising behavioural change training, call guides...