and it certainly wouldn't cause protein in your urine....or severe hand pain during sex.
High blood sugar....diabetes
, can cause both protein in the urine
and neuropathy. And actually, neuropathy can start when you become insensitive to insulin, way before you're even diagnosed as diabetic.
And STEROIDS (and stress) can cause high blood sugar/diabetes.
An infection in the urine can also cause protein in the urine, neuropathy, fatigue....and high blood sugar.