About 70% of people with diabetes will present some form of skin problem to their doctor. There are a wide variety of possible dermatological diagnoses to consider and careful inspection and examination is particularly necessary when establishing the most appropriate treatment.

In addition to the more common skin disorders such as eczema or psoriasis occurring frequently also in the general population the specific diabetes related problems can broadly be divided into 3 main categories.

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