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Human Studies

2019 Sep 12

BMJ Open



Does diabetes influence the probability of experiencing chronic low back pain? A population-based cohort study: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study.


Heuch I, Heuch I, Hagen K, Sørgjerd E P, Åsvold B O, Zwart J-A
BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 12; 9(9):e031692.
PMID: 31515434.


Low back pain (LBP) is a major problem in modern society and it is important to study possible risk factors for this disorder. People with diabetes are often affected by LBP, but whether diabetes represents a risk factor for LBP has not been studied in detail. The aim of this study was to explore the association between diabetes and subsequent risk of chronic LBP.