Fractures in diabetes mellitus femoral neck



fracture in diabetesUnder the definition of "diabetes mellitus" refers to a permanent syndrome of chronic hyperglycemia (when blood sugar starts to rise), which develops as a result of exogenous and genetic factors. Because of violation of metabolic processes in the body the person has osteoporosis (increased bone fragility), which leads to fractures and trips to the emergency room.

Often this disease in humans, occurs entirely asymptomatic and detected it quite by chance in the investigation of urine and blood sugar. It should be noted that if a person is long enough suffering with high sugar, especially when it relates to the first type of diabetes, it has very often affected the skeletal system. Most often the earliest symptom is osteoporosis. In the survey, however, found and the pain that the patient feels in the study of bones. So, often, patients with diabetes mellitus, can occur deformation and fractures that lead to disability, dislocations and subluxations of the joints, subluxation of the bodies of the spine, causing pain.

also very common and "diabetic foot". Under this definition, understand a very serious complication in diabetes mellitus. This is a great set of complications, including gangrene, infection and ulcers.


hip Fracture in diabetes

This type of fracture in diabetes mellitus is very common as young people and elderly.

Especially the hip fracture threat for older persons, as bed rest for long periods of time leads to deterioration in health and often ends in death from complications, such as thromboembolism, pneumonia, heart failure and diabetes mellitus (starts rotting bones).

the optimal treatment of hip fracture in this case is surgery. In the elderly is hip, and young - 3 osteosynthesis screws.


a Fracture diabetes care

If your loved one or you yourself suffer from frequent bone fractures, the cause is diabetes, then you should know how to provide yourself or another person.

so, when the fractures first aid should include, first of all stop bleeding, if any, further relief, the imposition of a hemostatic bandage, if the patient has a wound, as well as transport immobilization.