Diabetes is a disease characterized by chronic hyperglycemia. This can cause microvascular and macrovascular complications. The musculoskeletal manifestations of diabetes mellitus which is itself a common metabolic condition in study group. There are several musculoskeletal disorders that occur in people with diabetes. Some are likely directly because of the disease process, others have a higher incidence in those with diabetes, and yet others are likely associated with common etiologies. Two groups, one of 100 adult diabetics (60 male & 40 female) and of 40-65 age and sex matched with control group, were examined for abnormal glucose metabolism and calcifications on shoulder. 33% of the diabetics had shoulder calcification compared with 10% of the control group, with a preponderant localization in the right shoulder. Present study and previous laboratory findings suggest a possible pathological correlation between the prevalence of calcific shoulder periarthritis and diabetes. The musculoskeletal manifestations of diabetes mellitus which is itself a common metabolic condition in periarthritis.
Calcific Shoulder Periarthritis Micro-vascular and Macro-vascular Complications Diabetes