12 skin problems caused by diabetes you need to know

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Whether you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, the skin is an organ you can suffer the consequences of high blood sugar.

When diabetes affects the skin, it’s often a sign that your blood sugar (glucose) levels are too high.

This video will talk about 12 diabetic skin problems and top signs of diabetes on the skin as well.

Dr. Ergin will show photos of diabetic skin problems and talk about solutions to some of these problems.

Some of these problems are acanthosis nigricans, digital sclerosis, diabetic dry skin, skin tags, diabetic blisters, open sores and wounds, and other signs of diabetes on your skin.

If you notice any of the warning signs on your skin, it’s time to talk with your doctor.

This is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.

This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

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Source: SugarMD