Acne in adolescents of developed countries is an epidemic skin disease and has currently been linked to the Western diet (WD). It is the intention of this viewpoint to discuss the possible impact of WD-mediated nutrient signalling in the pathogenesis of acne. High glycaemic load and dairy protein consumption both increase insulin/insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) signalling (IIS) that is superimposed on elevated IGF-1 signalling of puberty. The cell’s nutritional status is primarily sensed by the forkheaDiet
Potential role of FoxO1 and mTORC1 in the pathogenesis of Western diet-induced acne
HS Patient Stories
HS BOOK SERIES: “I WILL NOT HIDE” Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)
Our series of book releases for #HSAWARENESS tell the stories of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients in vivid and personal narrative. Told by the patients themselves.
“A current publication reported a delay of 7.2 years between the first signs of the disease and its diagnosis, a mostly critical period of time, which can lead to the known debilitating clinical picture.”
— The 2016 5th International Conference on Hidradenitis suppurativa or Acne Inversa