Diabetic finger stiff: The fingers of the hands also get locked? So be careful; The symptoms of this disease are
If the level of sugar in diabetic patients exceeds 200 mg / dL, then its effect starts showing on the hands. To get rid of this disease, it is necessary to reduce blood sugar.
Hand lock in diabetes: Diabetes is a big problem in the world today. Due to this, many types of diseases related to heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves can occur. According to the World Health Organization, 422 million people worldwide are suffering from diabetes. There is a significant number of these in India. Actually, when the amount of glucose in the blood starts increasing, then the disease of diabetes occurs. In this disease, the pancreas reduces or stops the production of insulin, due to which the level of sugar in the blood starts increasing rapidly. The increased level of sugar in the blood is called hyperglycaemia. If the level of sugar in diabetic patients exceeds 200 mg / dL, then its effect starts showing on the hands. In some diabetic patients, the fingers of the hand become completely locked, that is, they are unable to do some work with the hand. In this, complaints of unbearable pain in the hands can increase. Stiffness comes in the hands. This is called diabetic step hand syndrome. Apart from this, it is also called diabetic chiroarthropathy.
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According to the website of Global Diabetes, Dr. Rachel Peterson told that 8 to 50 percent of people suffering from type 1 diabetes have this disease, but patients with type 2 diabetes can also have diabetic step hand syndrome. People who have diabetes for a long time are at higher risk of getting this disease.
Due to this disease, many reasons can be responsible for this disease. Peterson said that this disease usually occurs when there is an increase in glycosylation in the body. Glycosylation is a process. In this, the sugar molecules start sticking to the protein molecules. This leads to the formation of collagen in the skin and aggravates diabetic stiff hand syndrome.
What is the treatment To get rid of this disease, it is necessary to reduce blood sugar. Apart from this, there are some special techniques with the help of which step hand syndrome can be cured. There is some exercise for this as well. If the skin and joints of both the hands cannot touch each other, or there is a gap between the fingers and the palms, then you should consult your doctor. By the way, catching the ball for this is a good exercise.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 27, 2022, 06:00 IST