OBESITY AND TYPE II DIABETES LINKED TO PSORIASIS

In a study published in JAMA, persons with Type II diabetes or obesity were at significantly increased risk of developing  psoriasis.

Obesity is a significant risk factor for type II diabetes as well.

Therefore, eating a good healthy diet that is low in saturated fats and simple carbohydrates, exercising regularly, and maintaining an ideal weight is beneficial  to one’s skin.

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Robert S. Bader, M.D., Dermatologist

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