PsA & DM, CVD, Obesity

The Risk of Developing Diabetes Mellitus in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: A Cohort Study

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Objective To estimate the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in comparison with the general population and to assess whether the level of disease activity over time predicts the development of DM in these patients. Methods A cohort analysis was conducted…

Global Academy for Medical Education: Psoriatic arthritis raises diabetes risk

Psoriatic arthritis raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, and the risk correlates with higher disease activity, according to Canadian investigators.

Obesity Associated with Late-Onset Psoriatic Arthritis

A recent study reports that obesity is linked to late-onset psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA).  By contrast being of normal weight may be associated with an earlier onset of the disease adn HLA-B27.

Psoriatic Arthritis, Cardiovascular Disease Link Confirmed

Patients with psoriatic arthritis have a 55% higher risk for incident cardiovascular events than do people in the general population, according to a new meta-analysis.

Psoriatic Arthritis: Systemic Burden Tied to Atherosclerosis

Patients with psoriatic arthritis who had more severe atherosclerosis on ultrasound had traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease as well as markers of inflammation.

Comorbidities Associated with Psoriatic Disease | National Psoriasis Foundation

People with psoriasis are at increased risk of developing other health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and depression.

Psoriatic Arthritis: Recognize, Manage Comorbidities

Psoriatic Arthritis: Tips to Recognize, Manage Comorbidities