Everyday Health - Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Psoriasis Problems More than Skin Deep"
The problems of psoriasis affect more than just your skin, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, which found that people with the condition are at an increased risk for other diseases, such as diabetes, ulcers and heart disease.
"The findings aren't new," said Gary Goldenberg, MD, Medical Director of the Dermatology Faculty Practice at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "But they confirm that the worse psoriasis gets, the more likely a patient is to have other, potentially deadly conditions." Learn more