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I have type 2 diabetes. If my sugar levels are good is it ok to get a tattoo on my leg?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not a good idea.

In people with diabetes, the legs, especially the lower legs and feet are at high risk for small vessel circulation problems that means that they are more likely to get an infection and to have trouble clearing any infection that may develop.
This is true even if the diabetes is under good control.

In brief: Not a good idea.

In people with diabetes, the legs, especially the lower legs and feet are at high risk for small vessel circulation problems that means that they are more likely to get an infection and to have trouble clearing any infection that may develop.
This is true even if the diabetes is under good control.
Dr. Susan Wingo
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