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Can acanthosis nigricans be caused from eating sugary bad foods?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
Yes: Acanthosis nigricans is a common skin finding associated with Insulin resistance, or the syndrome that leads to type ii diabetes.
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