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Help for Vancouver Osteoporosis Related to Diabetes by Adding Chondroitin Sulfate

Known for its blood sugar effect, diabetes can also lead to some serious bone and joint conditions seen at Vancouver Disc Centers, like diabetic osteoporosis. This is a Vancouver health condition that leads to weakened bone and joint pain, often associated with inflammation and oxidation. Fortunately, chondroitin sulfate has been shown to offer natural relief from these symptoms. Enjoy this blog about chondroitin sulfate and how it can help relieve Vancouver diabetic osteoporosis symptoms that our chiropractic patients may experience.


Chondroitin sulfate is a naturally occurring substance found in the cartilage of animals also utilized as a dietary supplement for humans. Research has detailed its ability to reduce inflammation and improve bone health which makes it a beneficial choice for those with diabetes-related bone issues. Adding chondroitin sulfate to your overall health treatment plan may be beneficial for you. Vancouver Disc Centers can have a more personalized discussion about your specific case.


To give an overview of how chondroitin sulfate may help, let’s look at the diabetes-osteoporosis connection. Diabetes-related osteoporosis is triggered by poor blood sugar control combined with oxidative stress and inflammation. Chondroitin sulfate helps fight all three of these issues by decreasing oxidative stress, stalling inflammatory mediators, and mediating bone metabolism. In addition, chondroitin sulfate has been documented to enhanced collagen production as well as calcium absorption in the body—both of which are essential for strong bones. Additionally, research discovered that taking chondroitin sulfate on a regular basis can help safeguard against future bone loss in those who deal with diabetes-related osteoporosis. This means that even if you’re already feeling the consequences of diabetic osteoporosis, supplementing with chondroitin sulfate can still have beneficial effects on your overall bone health into the future. (1) Vancouver Disc Centers encourages our Vancouver spine pain patients who also have diabetes to consider options like this that have research support of benefit.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the role of nutrition like chondroitin sulfate in cartilage-supplements and bone-health supplements within The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

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Vancouver Disc Centers bets that it can be a relief to read that osteoporosis, which affects many diabetics, can actually be eased. According to recent studies, using chondroitin sulfate is associated with alleviating osteoporosis. By utilizing anti-oxidation and anti-inflammation techniques and controlling bone metabolism, this compound has been proven to be valuable. It not only repaired bone microstructure affected by osteoporosis but also enhanced overall bone quality. Chondroitin sulfate therefore provides hope for those who deal with diabetic osteoporosis. Vancouver Disc Centers welcomes you to talk with your Vancouver chiropractor about incorporating chondroitin sulfate into your spine and diabetes treatment plan. Schedule an appointment today!

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