View Full Version : Diabetes & Steroid Use

01-13-2002, 10:36 AM
My boyfriend has insulin dependant diabetes and most of his training buddies use steroids to enhance their build. He is increasingly interested in the use of steroids, but as a diabetic is strictly advised not to. Can you diabetics that are using steroids give me feedback or other non-diabetics who have negative/positive feedback for me?
Thanks you!

01-14-2002, 08:25 AM
Yes...I have feedback...tell him not to use steroids! But if he does, try to get an opened minded and knowledgable doc to monitor him during his use!

06-03-2005, 10:49 AM
i am also curious being a type 1 diabetic. how could/does elevated test levels affect blood sugar ?

06-03-2005, 11:18 AM

06-03-2005, 01:37 PM
My female friend is diabetic and not insulin dependant, she doesn't even use glucophage anymore. But doses she uses are far below what a male would use.

06-06-2005, 11:31 AM
hmmm, my doctor did tell me once that teen years (im over 20) can be a bit rough on blood sugar level bc of hormone imbalances. it sucks bc for some reason diabetics have low levels of LH with is important for making test or something....