From Dhuri, Punjab, India:
I am 19 years old, have had diabetes for five years which is treated with three injections of insulin per day, and my growth is not increasing. My friends suggest that I take testroid. Please tell me give the right way to grow.
I don't think that 'testroid' will help, but you should ask you doctor to do a check to see if your thyroid gland needs supplementation.
Additional comments from Dr. Stuart Brink:If you are talking about taking testosterone, this is not such a good idea unless you are testosterone deficient. You should ask this question to your physician or go to see an endocrinologist who can order appropriate tests and then interpret them.
Original posting 16 Oct 2002
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:37
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