The incretin-insulin axis and incretin effect are disrupted in patients with RA.
Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
A large population-based study, the first on the question to include women, stratifies an increased risk for type 2 diabetes among gout patients.
In patients who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or psoriasis, there is a reduced risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) with the use of a tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α)inhibitor or hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), but not with methotrexate (MTX), compared with other nonbiologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Evidence suggests a possible role for DMARDs and immunosuppression in DM prevention
Regular physical activity may help persons prevent or manage type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), improve a person’s overall health, and boost his or her quality of life, according to new guidelines issued jointly by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Diabetes Association.