Limited joint mobility in Type I diabetes mellitus.

@article{Kennedy1982LimitedJM,
  title={Limited joint mobility in Type I diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Laurence Kennedy and R Beacom and Desmond B. Archer and Dennis J. Carson and Stacey L Campbell and Patrick Gerard Johnston and Carmel Maguire},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={58 682},
  pages={481-4}
}
Forty-two of 115 patients with Type I (insulin dependent) diabetes were found to have limited joint mobility affecting mainly the small joints of the hands. The presence of joint abnormalities was related to duration of diabetes. Patients with limited joint mobility had a significantly higher incidence of proliferative retinopathy than patients with normal joint mobility and a similar duration of diabetes (P<0-001). Limited joint mobility appears to be an early marker for the development of… CONTINUE READING

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