Can Steroids Spike Blood Sugar? Steroids Affect Blood Sugar?

Can Steroids Spike Blood Sugar

The term “steroid” is a generic phrase; the medical term “glucocorticoid” is more precise. Glucocorticoids are anti-inflammatory hormones that are produced naturally in the body (by the kidney’s adrenal glands). They also control metabolism (which includes glucose metabolism). Synthetic steroids that operate like hormones and reduce inflammation are available in addition to the natural steroids … Read more