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Psoriasis Confidential: What Derms Love to Hear

The good, the bad, the not-so-sure-abouts...your dermatologist wants all the details on how you're feeling inside and out.

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Is Your Aging Parent on Too Many Meds?

The older people get, the more prescriptions they take to stay healthy. That's not always a good thing. Find out how to keep your loved ones safe.

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Do You Really Have Type 2 Diabetes?

You're doing everything right and your type 2 diabetes treatment still isn’t working. If you don't actually have the condition, you could face serious complications.

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Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

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When Mental Health Professionals Offer Conflicting Advice

It’s important to work with a team of mental health professionals, but what happens when they say different things?

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Is Frequent Blood Sugar Testing a Waste of Time?

Despite the findings of a new study, doctors and patients say daily glucose monitoring can help certain people with type 2 diabetes. Find out if it could be right for you.

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Ask a GI: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn's Disease?

IBD treatment can be confusing—so we went straight to an expert to get your biologics questions answered.

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Is It Time For New Treatment?

If you’re unhappy with the condition of your skin or joints with psoriasis or psoriatic athritis, don’t settle. You owe it to yourself to talk with your doctor about changing treatments. Here, experts offer tips on how to start that conversation.

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Why Everyone with Psoriatic Disease Needs a Primary Care Provider

What does your primary care provider have to do with managing your psoriatic disease? A lot. Two specialists give their top tips for working with your PCP so you can live your healthiest life.

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Do I Need a Specialist for My Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Why your primary care doctor isn’t the best person to handle your treatment