It appears that there is not a significant link between Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis. That said, although Type 1 diabetes and RA are both autoimmune diseases, having one does not seem to increase the risk of developing the other.
The United States is becoming unhealthier: The rates of obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome are on a continued upward trendl. Unfortunately, these illnesses of an inactive and overeating society are having a negative impact on those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Metabolic syndrome is a combination of conditions…