Persistent pain at multiple sites--connection to glucose derangement

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2009 May;84(2):e30-2. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2009.01.018. Epub 2009 Feb 27.


The aim of this study was to analyse the prevalence of prediabetes and diabetes among subjects with daily chronic widespread pain (DCWP). In the multivariate analysis, DCWP was significantly associated with prediabetes and diabetes. Persistent chronic pain at multiple sites may be an additional symptom of prediabetes and diabetes.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Blood Glucose / metabolism*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus / diagnosis*
  • Diabetes Mellitus / physiopathology
  • Finland
  • Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Health Surveys
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Pain / etiology
  • Pain / physiopathology*
  • Prediabetic State / diagnosis*
  • Prediabetic State / physiopathology


  • Blood Glucose