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Diabetic skin care

The skin of diabetics is greatly affected as a result of damage to the functions of some of its parts, so daily skin care plays an important role in skin health and affects the patient’s quality of life. The effect of diabetes on the skin: • Significant skin irritation • Increased risk of injury • Skin dries faster; This is due to its inability to retain moisture • Affects the normal balance of sebum and sweat gland production • Works to damage the hydrolipid layer that covers the skin, so it lacks protection • Limits the function of the skin's barrier function, which is linked to the body's immunity • Exposure to neuropathy, which reduces the sensation of the skin when exposed to wounds or damage • Fragility and cracking of the skin Watch Salmtum tips on the link below to learn how diabetics can take care of their skin