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Diabetics more likely to experience high blood sugar after joint surgery

Diabetics more likely to experience high blood sugar after joint surgerySource: Medical Xpress

People with diabetes who undergo joint replacement surgery are at sharply higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar after the operation, increasing their chances of developing infections and other complications, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City and The Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.

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