"Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes, Penn Study Shows"

Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes

"Psoriasis is an independent risk for Type 2 Diabetes, according to a new study by researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with the greatest risk seen in patients with severe psoriasis. Researchers estimate that an additional 115,500 people will develop diabetes each year due to the risk posed by psoriasis above and beyond conventional risk factors. The research is published in the latest issue of the Archives of Dermatology, a JAMA Network publication"

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Source- http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2012/06/diabetes/

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