It can occur in people with or without a history of diabetes.
Steroid-induced diabetes is more almost like type 2 diabetes than type 1.
In both steroid-induced diabetes and sort 2 diabetes, your cells don’t respond appropriately to insulin.
In type 1 diabetes, your pancreas doesn’t create insulin.
In most cases, steroid-induced diabetes goes away shortly after you stop taking the steroids.
If youre using steroids long-term, sometimes type 2 diabetes develops.
If this happens, it’ll need lifelong management.
There are risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes after taking steroids long-term.
you’ll be at a better risk if you: