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[IP] RE: growth hormone

Jessica is growing, but slower and slower every year. At 8 years old she 
weighs 40 pounds and is 43 inches tall.  She has all her baby teeth still 
and only needs a haircut every 3 months or so.  She is below the 1 
percentile (in the negatives) on those Dr. growth charts.  The reason he is 
testing now is because she HAS been growing all along, but the baby teeth 
thing worried him.  He is also concerned with long delayed puberty and the 
effect all this is having on her emotional stability.  It is enough to be 
"different" with the diabetes, but when all your classmates tower over you 
and you wear a size 6 clothes in 2nd grade at 8 years old it is even more of

a challenge.  I have been searching the web and have found a pediatric 
growth hormone defiency mailing list...looks promising.  Will keep anyone 
interested in this updated. 

Mom of Jessica, age 8, diagnosed @ 9 months, pumping 1.7 years & Jarred, 9

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