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Psoriasis severity linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) People with psoriasis are at a higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found people with psoriasis that covers 10 percent of their body or more are 64 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those without psoriasis, independent of traditional risk factors such as body weight.

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