The Human Growth Foundation is a voluntary, non-profit organization whose mission is to help children, and adults with
disorders of growth and growth hormone through research, education, support, and advocacy. The Foundation is dedicated
to helping medical science to better understand the process of growth. It is composed of concerned parents and friends of
children, and adults, with growth problems; physicians; and, other interested health professionals.
Tbe HGF Website contains information pertaining to disorders of growth, growth hormone, and related endocrine or
metabolic issues. We hope to update this part of the website at least monthly. Visit us often for knowledge and
experi-ences in the area of human growth and development. If you wish more informat-ion concerning these subjects,
please join HGF and the HGF Discussion Forums HGF PEDS for parents. and HGF ADULTS for adults. Submissions,
comments, or questions for consideration in publishing on this website are welcome. Please contact the Webmaster.