In this new column, “Have You Noticed This About Your Diabetes?” readers send in observations and questions, and, in response, other readers share similar and not-so-similar experiences by posting in the “Comments” section.
The following question about itchy skin was submitted by an anonymous reader.
“Ever since I was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, I have had really itchy skin rashes. An acne-like skin problem usually follows the red rash. Has anyone else had this, and what have you done to clear it up?”
If you have a question that you would like answered by a member of our advisory board or shared with our readers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and write your question in the subject line. And please use the “Comments” feature to respond to the above question. (Note that comments take one to two days to post because they must be approved by an editor.)
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