International Journal of Rheumatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Musculoskeletal Disorders in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the study population ( = 376).


Age yrs; medians (IQR)54 45-6217-88
Men n ()188 (50)
Female n ()188 (50)
Type of DM
T1DM n ()58 (15.4)
T2DM n ()318 (84.6)
HbA1c; means (SD)8.5±1.94.2-17
BMI kg/m2; means (SD)26.4±3.617-42
Duration of DM yrs; medians (IQR)8 4-131-37
Retinopathy n ()106 (28.2)
Nephropathy n ()61 (16.1)
Neuropathy n ()48 (12.8)
Macrovascular complications n ()16 (4.3)
Dyslipidemia n ()145 (41)

DM: diabetes mellitus; T2DM: type 2 diabetes mellitus; T1DM: type 1 diabetes mellitus; HbA1c: hemoglobin A1c; BMI: body mass index.

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