Diabetes and Joint Pain Linked?

November 23rd, 2015

Many people don’t know that having diabetes and joint pain can be linked. But a Healthline.com article shared a CDC finding which states: “Diabetes is associated with widespread symptoms and complications in your body. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52 percent of people with arthritis also have diabetes. There is an undeniably strong link between the two conditions.”

Read about the different types of diabetes-related joint pain.

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