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What is scleredema diabeticorum?

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Scleredema diabeticorum causes a thickening of the skin on the back of the neck and upper back. It's rare, but it can affect people with type 2 diabetes. The treatment is to bring your blood sugar levels under control. Lotions and moisturizers might help soften your skin.

From: Diabetes and Your Skin WebMD Medical Reference

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American Diabetes Association: "Skin Complications."

American Family Physician: " Onychomycosis: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment."

 

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 25, 2018

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American Diabetes Association: "Skin Complications."

American Family Physician: " Onychomycosis: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment."

 

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 25, 2018

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