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 ()

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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