The effects of the diabetes related soft tissue hand lesions and the reduced hand strength on functional disability of hand in type 2 diabetic patients


Savas S., KOROGLU B. K. , Koyuncuoglu H. R. , UZAR E., CELIK H., TAMER N. M.

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.77, no.1, pp.77-83, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diabres.2006.10.020
  • Journal Name: DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-83

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the present study is to examine the effects of diabetes related soft tissue hand lesions such as Dupuytren's disease, trigger finger and limited joint mobility (LJM) and the reduced hand strength on the functional disability of the hand in type 2 diabetic patients.