Giri A, O'Hanlon D, Jain NB. Risk factors for rotator cuff disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine. 2022 Mar 4. 101631 p. PMID: 35257948 [PubMed]
Rotator cuff disease is a common cause of shoulder pain. Comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia may be associated with rotator cuff disease, likely because of mechanisms related to vascular insufficiency.