Glucosamine for Osteoarthritis-Bogus or Cure page 4

Glucosamine for Osteoarthritis – Bogus or Cure?

Figure 1.  A view of the chemical structure of glucosamine. glucosamine2
Figure 2.  Structure of Glycosaminoglycans: A schematic figure of cartilage, where the fine hair-like branches are glycosaminoglycans, which are made up in part by Glucosamine. Glycosaminoglycans
Figure 3.  Osteoarthritis of the right hip.
Osteoarthritic changes of the right hip shown on x-ray include loss of joint space, sclerosis and osteophytes.
Figure 4.  Osteoarthritis of the hand.
Radiologic features of advanced osteoarthritis of the fingers.