Psoriasis associated with severe cardiovascular condition and diabetesPatients suffering from psoriasis may find it difficult to the daily chores of dealing with the physical symptoms of this condition after a recent study disclosed that there is an association between psoriasis and two potentially serious medical conditions, atherosclerosis and diabetes.

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by thick, scaly, and red plaques and resulting in itching and bleeding & leading to considerable discomfort and emotional stress for patients.

A higher occurrence of diabetes and atherosclerosis in psoriasis patients compared to patients without psoriasis was noticed by dermatologist Michael David, MD, Dermatology Department at Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, and his colleagues.