Would you believe when I was going through articles in the Diabetes Forecast I did run into a frozen shoulder? Well into the article at least and not the actual shoulder. LOL. So, why do I like to write about this? I have the feeling that not too many know about the relation of diabetes and the shoulder! Some articles blame high blood sugar for the start of a bad shoulder. Others state that about 20% of diabetics will experience a frozen shoulder. Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis can disable you for a long time. Permanenet loss of as much as 50% of shoulder mobility can occur among people with diabetes. Particularly in those who don't keep good control of their sugars.
Many diabetics will be stuck with a painful shoulder permanently and for others it says that it may take up to 17 months and even two years to find improvement. I never paid much attention to this, probable would if I got the shoulder pain… The articles are too long to give you a full report but if you go to Google and write in "Diabetes and frozen shoulder" you will be amazed how much info there is on this subject.
Greeting from JB.
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