hrp0084p3-953 | GH & IGF | ESPE2015

Vitamin D Levels and not Vitamin A are Correlated with Height Velocity in Children with GH Deficiency Who are Under GH Treatment

Xatzipsalti Maria , Polychroni Ioulia , Vazeou Andriani , Maravelia Vasiliki , Papadimitriou Eirini , Stamogiannou Lela

Background: It has been suggested that Vitamin A intake may affect height velocity in children with GH deficiency (GHD) who were under GH replacement (GHR).Objective and hypotheses: Aim of the study was to evaluate vitamin A levels in GHD children under GHR.Method: Vitamin A levels were measured in 38 children (23 males, mean age 10.8 (S.D. 3.3) years) with GHD, after mean duration of GH treatment of 3.1 (S.D....