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Got diabetes dry skin? Try out these treatments…

Blood sugar, insulin, strict diets- these are all things that diabetics expect to deal with. But skin disorders? Not so much. Surprisingly, as many as one-third of people with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives. Potential skin issues include dry skin (which comes from high glucose levels), itching, cracking, and difficulty healing from open wounds. Diabetics also tend to have weakened immune systems, which can lead to bacterial and