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Three New Studies Show How Extra Weight Worsens Inflammatory Arthritis

It’s no secret that obesity is associated with a higher risk of developing rheumatic diseases and worse outcomes. Three new studies, presented recently at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, characterize in greater detail the harmful effects of excess weight in people who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or axial spondyloarthropathy (axSpA).

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