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Musculoskeletal manifestations of diabetes mellitus
  1. L L Smith,
  2. S P Burnet,
  3. J D McNeil
  1. Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
  1. Correspondence to
 Miss Smith, Modbury Public Hospital, Smart Road, Modbury, Adelaide, SA 5092, Australia;


Rheumatic complaints are common in patients with diabetes. Maintaining good glycaemic control by exercise, diet, and medication improves or prevents the development of rheumatic conditions.

  • diabetes
  • muscle
  • skeletal
  • exercise
  • physiotherapy

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