Dr O’Donovan explains 12 skin signs and symptoms of skin conditions that can be linked to diabetes (including real clinical photos).

Conditions covered include: Acanthosis Nigricans, bullosis diabeticorum (diabetic blisters), digital sclerosis, diabetic dermopathy (shin spots), Xanthalasma, Vitiligo, Necrobiosis Lipoidica, Eruptive Xanthomatosis, infections and more!

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