metabolic condition

Diabetes Risk Increased by Psoriasis

by Mark Benson on June 26, 2012

Psoriasis risk to develop diabetes

In a recent study conducted at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, psoriasis has been determined as an independent risk for Type 2 diabetes. The greatest risk has been seen in patients suffering from severe psoriasis with researchers estimating that an additional 115,000 individuals would develop diabetes each year due to the risk added on by psoriasis aside from the conventional risk factors for this metabolic condition.

This research was published in the latest issue of the JAMA Network publication Archives of Dermatology. [click to continue…]

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