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Can acromegaly be prevented?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Medical researchers have not yet found a way to prevent acromegaly. However, when a person who has acromegaly gets treatment early, it is possible to manage the progression of the disease. Talk to your doctor if you believe that you or someone you know has symptoms of acromegaly.

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