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PsA Research Briefs: Comorbidities

Keep up-to-date on the latest psoriatic arthritis (PsA) research with our brief research summaries.

PsA May Put Liver at Risk

People with PsA may have an increased risk of liver disease, according to a new study that followed more than a million people for an average of 6 years. People with psoriasis were 37% more likely to develop liver disease than those without inflammatory diseases, the study found. Those with PsA were 38% more likely to have liver disorders. Taking methotrexate further increased their risk.

SOURCE: Journal of Investigative Dermatology, April 2018

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PsA Research Briefs: Diabetes, Surgery, Fibromyalgia

Keep up-to-date on the latest psoriatic arthritis (PsA) research with our brief research summaries.

PsA Increases Diabetes Risk

Having PsA may increase your risk of diabetes, according to recent research. In a study of 1,305 PsA patients seen in a large specialty clinic between January 1978 and November 2014, Canadian researchers found their risk of developing diabetes was 43% higher than for the general population. The risk was greatest among those with the highest levels of PsA activity, suggesting inflammation may be a common thread in the two diseases.

Source: The Journal of Rheumatology, published online February 2017

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