Webinar Recording- Growth Hormone in Turner Syndrome 2020.8.12

Learn all about growth hormone- its history, what it is, how it works, and why it is commonly used for TS patients. Understand potential benefits and risks of the treatment, and learn the answers to many frequently asked questions such as the timing of GHT.

How is growth hormone taken?

Taking a subcutaneous injection every night at bedtime until epiphyses (bone centers close).

A pediatric endocrinologist will prescribe GH therapy and help with insurance approval. This subspecialist will also arrange GH injection training. 

Growth Hormone Therapy for the Treatment of Turner Syndrome

What You Will Learn:

In this webinar Dr. Mary Gwyn Roper, Pediatric Endocrinologist and a woman who has Turner Syndrome, discusses all aspects of growth hormone for girls who have Turner Syndrome. Learn about the clinical care guidelines, science behind Growth Hormone Therapy, common concerns, and listen as she answers frequently asked questions. This webinar took place as part of the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s monthly webinar series. The aim of this program is to provide free education to the Turner Syndrome community and beyond, about the topics most relevant to life with TS. This and other TSF programs are only made possible through the generous support from donors and time given by volunteers. Thank you for your support!

Who Should Attend:
Parents and caregivers

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Roper is both a physician and a woman with Turner syndrome (TS). She has practiced pediatric endocrinology since 2000, and loves interacting with other girls and women with TS. Dr. Roper did her pediatric residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and her pediatric endocrinology fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been a pediatric endocrinologist in Knoxville, TN, Gray, TN, and most recently in Greenville, SC.  

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