Effect of Corticosteroid Injections on Blood Glucose (Painful Shoulder Joint) - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to find out what effects anti-inflammatory injections have on the blood glucose levels of patients with diabetes.
Shoulder Pain and/or Swelling
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults ages 40-75 who:
- Are diagnosed with diabetes
- Have pain and swelling of the shoulder joint and are scheduled to get an anti-inflammatory injection into the problem joint
- Have not had shoulder replacement surgery
- Have not received a recent injection
- Can speak and read English
- Are willing to receive daily text messages and do daily fasting glucose monitoring
- Are not pregnant
- Plan to receive an anti-inflammatory injection from an orthopaedic sports medicine provider
- Are willing to sign a consent form and join this study on the same day you come in for your injection
For more information about the study, please contact our sports medicine research team at email@example.com.
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, we will ask for your fasting (before your first meal) blood glucose reading that was taken before your injection.
During the study you will share your blood glucose test results with the study team through text messages every morning for two weeks after your injection.