Answer: A. True
Not all patients with reduced growth hormone or insulin growth factor-1 (IGF-1) are candidates for AGHD testing, such as elderly individuals or those patients with excess visceral adipose tissue, and so should not be subjected to diagnostic procedures.
2. Recent studies have found that AGHD has resulted from involvement in popular sports including which of the following:
D. Ice hockey
E. A and C
F. All of the above
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