International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Limited Joint Mobility Progression in Type 1 Diabetes: A 15-Year Follow-Up Study

Table 2

Joint mobility in diabetic patients and healthy control subjects.

Joint mobility (degrees)Patients with diabetes ()Control group ()
BaselineFollow-upBaselineFollow-up

Fifth metacarpophalangeal flexion82.6 (5.8)††76.0 (6.4)86.0 (6.5)85.8 (6.7)
Third metacarpophalangeal flexion86.1 (3.8)85.2 (4.4)89.8 (5.8)88.0 (5.8)
Wrist flexion75.9 (8.1)73.2 (7.4)76.3 (8.5)76.5 (9.2)
Positive Prayer sign, n (%)18 (48.6)18 (48.6)2 (12.5)2 (12.5)

Values are mean (SD), except for Prayer sign (number and percentage) , between patients and controls at each time point (Wilcoxon test for independent samples or Chi-square test [Prayer sign comparison]). , between baseline and follow-up in patients or controls (Wilcoxon test for paired samples).

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