2005
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.141.12.1527
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Impact of Obesity and Smoking on Psoriasis Presentation and Management

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“…They also had higher BMI than patients enrolled in the National Psoriasis Foundation despite the fact that the rates of obesity in the general population in Utah are lower than those in the US population. 9 BMI has also been shown to be a risk factor for psoriasis in an Italian study. 33 In the Nurses Health Study II, increased adipocity and weight gain were shown to be strong risk factors for the development of psoriasis in women.…”
Section: Obesitymentioning
confidence: 89%
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“…They also had higher BMI than patients enrolled in the National Psoriasis Foundation despite the fact that the rates of obesity in the general population in Utah are lower than those in the US population. 9 BMI has also been shown to be a risk factor for psoriasis in an Italian study. 33 In the Nurses Health Study II, increased adipocity and weight gain were shown to be strong risk factors for the development of psoriasis in women.…”
Section: Obesitymentioning
confidence: 89%
“…30 Smoking has well known links to hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke and myocardial infarction. 31 An increased prevalence of smoking among psoriasis patients has been noted in Finland, 32 Italy, 10, 33 UK, 13,34 Norway, 35 China, 12 and the US 9 . In the Utah Psoriasis Initiative (UPI) database (>800 subjects) it was found that 37% (p<0.001) of psoriatics smoke vs. 13% in the general population.…”
Section: Smokingmentioning
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“…For example, in a cohort of 550 psoriasis patients, BMI was significantly higher than that for age and sex-matched controls from the same area. 40 The median body image score of normal weight at disease onset transitioned to a perception of overweight at time of enrollment into the study, suggesting obesity follows onset of disease. Interestingly, 98 …”
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