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Obesity linked to lower remission and higher disability in people with rheumatoid arthritis

01:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Arthritis Digest

People with rheumatoid arthritis whose body-mass index scores are higher have lower rates of remission and greater rates of disability. Data spanning decades from nearly 3,000 people was analysed by scientists. Higher body mass index scores were associated with a lower chance of achieving remission or low disease activity scores. And it increased higher disability […]

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