Learn about skin changes, one of the most common signs of diabetes

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Diabetes and Your Skin

Did you know that diabetes can affect many parts of your body, including your skin? In fact, skin changes are one of the most common signs of diabetes. Learn about the signs of diabetes that can appear on your skin.

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Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays in as little as 15 minutes. You are more likely to get skin cancer if you have a family history of skin cancer, a large number of moles or unusual moles, fair skin, or tan indoors or outdoors.

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