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Has anyone had issues with their tendons? I've had diabetic for 38 years and have horrible pains and frozen shoulder. If so, what has helped?

Oconomowoc, WI
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Manteca, CA
I have that problem with a very high blood sugar and I lower my bg and it always helps!

Oconomowoc, WI
Thanks**** The frustrating part is that my bg is under good control and the Dr just says give it time.

Plainfield, IN
When I have aches & pains I use, bio freeze. A lot of chiropractors use it.

Oconomowoc, WI
Thanks**** I'll have to give that a try.

Cork, IRL
Same here suffering with frozen shoulder last 5 months

Plainfield, IN
Lol! Also try Blue Emu lotion. Works great for my aches & pains.

Irvine, CA
I've been type 1 31 years, sounds like diabetic neuropathy

Tirat Karmel, ISR
It's problem the frozen for Diabetics especially if continues for a long time. The physiotherapy may be help or if you diabetes in good control - injection of steroids in shoulder joint

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1991.
Manhattan, NY
I have had diabetes T1 for more than 20 years and also seem to have tight, achy tendons and muscles. I haven't really found anything to solve it just pain mess to help it. staying hydrated also helps, drink a lot of water.

I remember a thread on www.typeonenation.org about frozen shoulder that you may want to check out. I've not personally experienced it but remembered reading that it was something I want to avoid.

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