Osteoarthritis injection may affect metabolism in diabetes

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Takeaway

  • Intra-articular corticosteroid injection (IACI) of betamethasone (eg, Celestone Soluspan) for knee osteoarthritis increases blood glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Why this matters

  • Clinicians prescribing IACI should be aware of...