Chapter 48. Bone and Rheumatic Disorders in Diabetes

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Andrew Grey MD and
  2. Nicola Dalbeth MD, FRACP

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch48

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Grey, A. and Dalbeth, N. (2010) Bone and Rheumatic Disorders in Diabetes, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch48

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808



  • Musculoskeletal disease in diabetes;
  • non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs);
  • Fibroproliferative disorders of soft tissue;
  • Stenosing tenosynovitis (t rigger finger);
  • Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH);
  • Dual - energy X - ray absorptiometry (DEXA);
  • Mechanisms of skeletal fragility in diabetes;
  • Fracture epidemiology in diabetes;
  • Fracture healing in diabetes;
  • Investigation and management of osteoporosis in diabetes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Musculoskeletal disease in diabetes

  • References