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Joint Replacement and Diabetes

People who have diabetes may be at greater risk after joint surgery. Over twenty-five million Americans have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and this can cause problems in the nervous, vascular and immune systems. Diabetes and joint replacement About eight percent of people who have joint replacement surgeries have diabetes. While diabetes is […]

Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is indicated when someone has irreversible damage to his knee. In younger people, this generally happens due to a tear in one of the ligaments. In older people, this might happen due to deterioration, fracture or arthritis. How does it work? The knee is made up of three bones as well as […]