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How to Care for Cuts and Scratches If You Have Diabetes

12 days ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

If you have diabetes , you may want to be cautious about taking care of simple cuts, scratches, scrapes and bruises, even if they seem minor. In fact, skin care of any kind is important to your health.
Dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD , says bruises are the simplest to address if you have diabetes. As long as the skin is not broken, you really don't need to do much of anything, except keep an eye on the area.
“A bruise is a bruise, and it will act like a bruise and go through the different changes in color over time,” says Dr. Poblete-Lopez. “So being diabetic does not necessarily...
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