Type 2 Diabetes — Impact on the Skin and How One Can Successfully Recover from Them

Symptoms Experienced in Skin due to Type 2 Diabetes

Itching

Due to excessively dry skin and poor water circulation in the body, type 2 diabetics may experience continuous itching. The same can however be treated through limiting the tenacity of your bathes, alongside using mild fragrance-free soaps and fragrance-free moisturizers after its completion.

Diabetic Dermopathy

This is another major symptom noticed on the epidermal layers due to this condition. It usually appears as brown, scaly patches that are similar to age-spots. Caused mostly due to the changes caused in the small blood vessels beneath the skin, one can however treat them by trying to improve the blood sugar level in the body.

Diabetic Blisters

People affected by diabetic neuropathy experience diabetic blisters on their body, appearing mostly as burn marks. Though large and painless, they disappear once one is able to keep the levels of sugar in their hemoglobin within balance.

Digital Sclerosis

This condition sees the skin becoming thick, tight as well as shiny. Additionally, the joints of the patients become stiff and inflexible. One can however get free from this situation by keeping their blood sugar level within strict limits.

Fungal Infections

This is another major issue related to this situation. The same occurs mostly when the blood glucose level is not within a good level of balance. The same mostly appears along areas like the armpits, the corner of the mouth, to name a few.

Tips for healthy skincare to prevent diabetes skin issues

· One of the natural ways to heal diabetes is maintaining a healthy diet with increased quantity of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

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Anthony Lockwood

Anthony Lockwood

It's been 6 years since I have developed my passion for writing and I've been writing for various kinds of things. Hope you like my articles.