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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular risk in atopic dermatitis that he reviewed at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

 “Both children and adults with atopic dermatitis are at higher risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease” Silverberg, assistant professor of dermatology, medical social sciences and preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,  told Healio.com/Dermatology. “It is a comorbidity that we need to be cognizant of and address in clinical practice.”

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