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Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis Tied to Increased Diabetes Risk – Medscape

Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and psoriasis may have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published online September 12 in Rheumatology.

“This population-based study identified a 50% increase and 40% increased risk of T2D among an incident cohort of PsA patients compared with patients with psoriasis and those in the general population, respectively,” write Neil McHugh, MBChB, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, from the University of Bath and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, United Kingdom, and colleagues.

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Credit: Medscape.com

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