November, 2016

Diabetic Skin

Friday, November 25th, 2016

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and a good time to look at skin complications that can be caused by both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Bacterial and fungal infections, as well as generalized itching, are skin problems that anyone can get but people with diabetes get them more easily. Diabetic dermopathy, necrobiosislipoidicadiabeticorum, diabetic...  read more

Skin Care for Site Areas

Friday, November 18th, 2016

The skin around the blood sugar test sites, insulin shot sites, and pump infusion set sites requires special attention for those with diabetes. Since November is National Diabetes Awareness month, it is the perfect time for dermatologists to provide care ideas for those more sensitive skin areas. Changes that might occur around those sensitive sites...  read more

Skin Care for Diabetes

Monday, November 14th, 2016

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and a good time to look at the importance of maintaining good skin care for people with diabetes. While most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated, at least one third of people with diabetes will have a diabetes related skin condition. Understanding the importance of skin care...  read more

Winter Skin Care for Diabetes

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Careful daily skin care is essential for those with diabetes, but cold, dry winter weather makes it even more essential for skincare mindfulness. Since November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, it seems a perfect time to talk about winter skin care for diabetes. What does cold, dry weather do to skin? People with diabetes often...  read more

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