Musculoskeletal Disorders Common in Diab

Musculoskeletal Disorders Common in Diabetics.

A recent study investigated the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among a group of 193 patients with type 2 #diabetes. The researchers found the most common musculoskeletal disorders among the participants were carpal tunnel syndrome, adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, knee pain, and low back #pain. Based on the findings, they note that healthcare providers need to address not only the proper management of diabetes but also musculoskeletal disorders to help improve function and quality of life among those with diabetes mellitus.

Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, September 2016


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