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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine have discovered that people with psoriasis are more at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with more severe forms of the condition being linked to greater risk.
The team made the findings by surveying general practitioners via a UK database, utilising data from 8,124 psoriasis patients and 76,599 patients without the condition over the course of four years, adjusting samples to account for difference in risk factors, including age, sex and body mass index.
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