Limited joint mobility is associated with the presence but does not predict the development of microvascular complications in type 1 diabetes.

@article{Arkkila1996LimitedJM,
  title={Limited joint mobility is associated with the presence but does not predict the development of microvascular complications in type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Perttu E. T. Arkkila and Ilkka M. Kantola and Jorma Viikari and Tapani R{\"o}nnemaa and Markku A. V{\"a}h{\"a}talo},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={828-33}
}
Previous cross-sectional studies have shown that limited joint mobility (LJM) is associated with microvascular complications in diabetic patients. This study was performed to see whether LJM predicts the development of other diabetic complications and which factors predispose to the development of LJM. A total of 206 Type 1 diabetic patients (mean age 30.0 +/- 9.5 (SD) years) was studied at baseline. The follow-up study was performed 5 years later in 167 of 206 (81.1%) patients. At the baseline… CONTINUE READING

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