Cardiovascular and metabolic risks in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: pragmatic clinical management based on available evidence.

@article{Johnsson2012CardiovascularAM,
  title={Cardiovascular and metabolic risks in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: pragmatic clinical management based on available evidence.},
  author={Hanna J Johnsson and Iain B. Mcinnes and Naveed 4 Sattar},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={480-3}
}
Several studies suggest that patients with psoriasis and, in particular, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. These patients are also more likely to be obese and to have diabetes and fatty liver disease. This article discusses the association between psoriasis and PsA and cardiometabolic disorders, emphasising the need for better consideration of simple lifestyle interventions. It also highlights areas for future research and proposes a simple and pragmatic… CONTINUE READING

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