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Apr 2022

Did you know that diabetes can lead to tendon damage?

Posted By Suborna Fermi Posted on Apr 24, 2022

Diabetes has always been considered as one of the most critical diseases of all time and it has a history of turning serious in so many cases. Diabetes has also turned incurable in specific cases when the person has to remain on medication till the end of time. However, it is still not known to a huge number of people that diabetes may lead to tendon damage. As a matter of fact, both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be the reason for tendon damage.

How can diabetes lead to tendon damage?

When protein or fat gets mixed with the sugar in the bloodstream, advanced glycation end products get formed. Generally, our body keeps producing a moderate amount of AGE’s, however, when the extra amount of sugar cranks up the speed of this production, it starts affecting your tendons badly, which is the major reason behind the tendon damage.

How to prevent tendon damage?

  • Muscle relaxants
  • Ice or heat
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise
  • Painkillers

Sometimes a splint is used to hold the joints steady when the tendons are getting healed. This is the reason why a person should try best to stay away from the chances of critical disorders like diabetes. As a matter of fact, regular physical exercise can truly help you stay away from the chances of diabetes. If you have a family history of diabetes, stop wasting time and get in touch with a certified doctor or medical expert immediately to find a cure for wellness or to fetch more necessary information in this regard.

Disclaimer: This article and everything mentioned in it is mainly for general information purposes only and not to be considered as professional medical advise under any circumstances. Always consult a certified doctor before making changes in your diet, lifestyle habit or starting any medication for yourself.