Musculoskeletal Diseases

Rebecca Manno , M.D., MHS, Mimi Huizinga, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • A number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are associated with diabetes.
  • The joints most often affected include shoulders, hands and feet.
  • Diabetes duration and glycemic control are key risk factors for most diabetic-associated MSDs regardless of the diabetes type.

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DEFINITION

  • A number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are associated with diabetes.
  • The joints most often affected include shoulders, hands and feet.
  • Diabetes duration and glycemic control are key risk factors for most diabetic-associated MSDs regardless of the diabetes type.

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Last updated: July 7, 2020