hrp0084p1-84 | Growth Hormone | ESPE2015

Disease and Treatment Burden in Children and Adolescents with Growth Hormone Deficiency

Brod Meryl , Hojbjerre Lise , Alolga Suzanne , Nacson Alise , Nordholm Lars , Rassmussen Michael Hojby

Background: Children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) may experience physiological symptoms as well as social and emotional problems.Objective and hypotheses: This qualitative study explored the burden of GHD and treatment for children and their parents.Method: 70 interviews were conducted with 39 children (age 8–12) and 31 parents of children with GHD (age 4–12) in Germany, UK and USA. Interviews were analysed using ...