Author(s): Singla R, Gupta Y, Kalra S
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Abstract People with diabetes show higher prevalence of rheumatic diseases as compared to general population. Diabetes affects all components of musculoskeletal system viz. muscles, bones and connective tissue. Diabetic myonecrosis is a unique condition seen only in people with diabetes. Other diseases include amyotrophy, osteoporosis and increased fracture risk, carpal tunnel syndrome, adhesive capsulitis of shoulder, trigger finger and limited joint mobility.- Like all other chronic diseases, musculoskeletal diseases impact quality of life negatively.
This article was published in J Pak Med Assoc
and referenced in Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy