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Psoriasis is an independent risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes. Mechanistically, this relationship may be driven by chronic inflammation because both psoriasis and type 2 diabetes are associated with elevated levels of inflammatory markers; also, patients with psoriasis my have endogenous insulin resistance.



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