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Does necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum need to be treated?

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Treatment for necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum is not necessary as long as the sores do not break open. If the sores do break open, see your doctor for medical treatment.

From: Skin Problems in Diabetes WebMD Medical Reference

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National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: “Prevent diabetes problems: Keep your feet and skin healthy.“ 

American Diabetes Association: “Skin Complications.”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 09, 2017

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National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: “Prevent diabetes problems: Keep your feet and skin healthy.“ 

American Diabetes Association: “Skin Complications.”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 09, 2017

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