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Osteoarthritis Treatment OK

By Professor Gordon S. Lynch

A natural product proving increasingly important in treatment of knee osteoarthritis was considered potentially dangerous for people with diabetes. Thankfully, research has found the supplement safe.

Type 2 diabetes is common in the ageing population of most western countries. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is due to the deterioration of the cartilage lining that cushions bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis is also very common among the older population, and there is often overlap between these two diseases (Scroggie et al. 2003).

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