Obesity impacts axSpA too 

Overweight and obesity in axial spondyloarthritis is common and has a negative impact on disease activity, registry data shows. Lead author and rheumatology registrar Gillian Fitzgerald, from the St James’s hospital in Dublin, Ireland, told ACR 2017 delegates there was a general perception that people with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) had a ‘normal’ BMI. But her ...

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