A 34-year-old member asked:
can diabetes affect your skin?
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes: Diabetes affects every organ system in your body, including your skin. If your diabetes is not controlled, you may find it more difficult for skin lesions or rashes to heal. You may even develop ulcerations that won't heal and lead to cellulitis, or even gangrene.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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