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[IP] Frozen Shoulder and Diabetes
- Subject: [IP] Frozen Shoulder and Diabetes
- From: "Dianne De Mink" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Mon, 08 May 2000 15:51:40 CDT
>Hey Diane, thanks for writing. I am a bit on the slow side, so can you
>what you meant by the shots putting you through the moon? You mean they
>really raised your sugar?? Did you ever get the full range back from your
>frozen shoulder episode. Mine is partially frozen and I think it's from
>Carpal Tunnel, but now it's turned into tendinitis. I just don't know if I
>ever get the full range back. Could you tell me what your shoulder problem
>from?? Could you indulge me one more e-mail if you have time to reply.
>you so much.
Marilyn- Yes my BG was over 500 after getting a cortisone shot for my
frozen shoulder(s). I skipped the recommended surgery after the pain didn't
respond to anything, and a good massage therapist made it bearable enough
for me to sleep at night without waking up when I rolled over. Two years
later, on the IP list ;-)), I found out that Adhesive Encapsulitus was not
uncommon among diabetics and that there wasn't much more I could do. I
exercised as much as I could (not much) and two more years, the pain is
gone, but so is the range of motion I once had that rendered yoga asanas EZ
at one time! Still the pain went away and someone on the IP list told me
that too!! Hang in there?
Guess this is most common among those of us who've had D for awhile.
Dxed 35 years ago and STILL learning (thanks to you on the IP list - I
won't get into what I think of most endos ;-))!
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