TITLE

living WELL. Diabetes & SCI

AUTHOR(S)
Holicky, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
PN;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the relationship of diabetes and long-term spinal cord injury (SCI). It says that several of the symptoms of diabetes like excessive urination and weight change, can be mistaken to be symptoms and complications of SCI. Meanwhile, having SCI increases the risk of having diabetes due to the physical inactivity of SCI patients that lead to increased fat and reduced muscle mass, making them prone to diabetes, however, the risk can be prevented by lifestyle changes.
ACCESSION #
53571773

 

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