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Diabetic Skin Issues: A Primer

Diabetics expect to learn the basics of insulin, blood sugar, and glucose- but what many diabetics may be surprised to learn is that as many as one third of people with diabetics will have diabetic skin issues caused or affected by their disease at some point in their lives. These skin issues and disorders often stem from the typical side effects of diabetes. For example, high glucose levels can cause dry skin, which often causes other skin disorders such as rashes, itching, cracking, and