Archive for September, 2013

, Running could protect against arthritic knees

Running could protect against arthritic knees

Does running wear your knees down or protect them against arthritis? If you said, protect, you’d be correct. Runners are approximately half as likely as walkers to develop osteoarthritis or need a hip replacement. It is likely that the joint responds to the stress of running, adapts and gets stronger,...

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, What do diabetes and arthritis have in common?

What do diabetes and arthritis have in common?

Diabetes and arthritis are linked in more ways than one. Type I diabetes and RA are both autoimmune disorders. Certain inflammatory markers of rheumatoid arthritis are also elevated in Type 1 diabetes patients and certain anti-inflammatory drugs for RA may also help diabetes. Type II diabetes and OA are both...

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