Tag Archives: fibromyalgia

psa research briefs comorbidities

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

Continue reading PsA Research Briefs: Diabetes, Surgery, Fibromyalgia