Effect of Corticosteroid Injections on Blood Glucose (Shoulder, Knee, or Hip Joint Pain) - 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.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Joint 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, knee, or hip joint and are scheduled to get an anti-inflammatory injection into the problem joint

- Have not had joint replacement surgery in the painful area

- Have not received a recent injection (within the past 30 days)

- 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 sportsmed_research@dm.duke.edu.

Age Group

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.

Study Details

Full Title
Corticosteroid Injections Administered Under Ultrasound Guidance to Diabetic Patients and the Effect on Blood Glucose
Principal Investigator
Sports Medicine Specialist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00108093
NCT: NCT05048264
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment