Superhuman Giants – Acromegaly on TV

While channel hopping this evening, I stumbled upon a program that mentioned acromegaly (or strictly ‘gigantism’ when it starts before adolescence):

Superhuman: Giants
ITV 2 Sun 7 December 6:30pm to 7:30pm
“The world’s tallest people discuss their lives, relating poignant tales of triumph over adversity and revealing how the simplest everyday tasks can turn into daunting challenges. While some manage to cash in with lucrative personal appearance fees, others find it difficult to make a living, find love or travel comfortably. Perhaps strangest of all is the story of a giant who believes he is more than 7ft tall, but discovers to his dismay that he seems to be shrinking rapidly.”

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