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Psoriasis and Diabetes Millitus
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Sundharam J A, Singh R, Agarwal P S. Psoriasis and Diabetes Millitus. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1980;46:158-162
AbstractTwenty uncomplicated cases of psoriasis and an equal number of matched controls were evaluated using the oral and steroid primed glucose tolerance test. Six of the twenty psoriatics (30%) studied showed an abnormal glucose tolerancewhereas only one of the twenty control subjects (5 %) showed abnormality (p < 0.05). A relationship was found between abnormal glucose tolerance and surface area involved by psoriasis.