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Darkening of the skin from diabetes?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Many causes
There are many causes for "darkening of skin" but in diabetics, it could be due to Insulin resistance.
These spots are called acanthosis nigricans.

In brief: Many causes
There are many causes for "darkening of skin" but in diabetics, it could be due to Insulin resistance.
These spots are called acanthosis nigricans.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Dark skin
There is a condition called acanthosis that darken the skin in people who have diabetes.

In brief: Dark skin
There is a condition called acanthosis that darken the skin in people who have diabetes.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
acanthosis nigricans- that's what it is.
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