From Davis, California, USA:
Is it safe for type 1 diabetics to use testosterone or andro products for gaining muscle, as long as its used responsibly, and glucose levels are monitored closely? Do you have any advice as to any specific testosterone products that would be safer than others?
The only indication for giving testosterone would be to replace the hormone in someone who is deficient. Giving testosterone for bodybuilding is against the law. Testosterone is a controlled substance. This means it is closely monitored by the FDA and physicians who prescribe it for reasons other than those deemed medically appropriate can be arrested, fined, and imprisoned.
Original posting 13 Feb 2004
Posted to Exercise and Sports
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:54
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