Osteoarthritis

Is Weight Loss Necessary Before Total Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery?

Is Weight Loss Necessary Before Total Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery?

Patients with obesity experience similar recovery time to normal-weight patients.

Hand Osteoarthritis and Type 1 Diabetes: Is There A Connection?

Hand Osteoarthritis and Type 1 Diabetes: Is There A Connection?

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Hand pain, disability, and stiffness were common in long-term type 1 diabetes.

Examining the Relationship Between Weight Loss and Knee Degeneration

Examining the Relationship Between Weight Loss and Knee Degeneration

Participants who lost between 5% and 10% or more than 10% of their body weight slowed knee joint degeneration, compared to those who maintained their current weight.

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

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Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.

Does Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Scores?

Does Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Scores?

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Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were evaluated at a specialized clinic to determine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and elevated Disease Activity Scores (DAS28).

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