Musculoskeletal Diseases is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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DEFINITION

  • A number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are associated with diabetes.
  • Joints most often affected include shoulders, hands and feet.
  • Many of the MSDs associated with diabetes are systemic.
  • Duration of diabetes is a significant risk factor for most MSDs regardless of the type of diabetes.

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Last updated: November 30, 2011

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TY - ELEC T1 - Musculoskeletal Diseases ID - 547096 A1 - Huizinga,Mimi,M.D. Y1 - 2011/11/30/ PB - Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547096/all/Musculoskeletal_Diseases ER -