IGF-1 (Somatomedin) Blood Test

The insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) test is an indirect measure of the average amount of growth hormone (GH). IGF-1 and GH are peptide hormones vital for normal bone and tissue growth and development. GH is produced by the pituitary gland.

The insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) test is an indirect measure of the average amount of growth hormone (GH). IGF-1 and GH are peptide hormones vital for normal bone and tissue growth and development. GH is produced by the pituitary gland.