Diabetes and Dry Skin

Living Longer - Living Well
A media series with Harry Haramis.

Transcript— Do you know that if you have diabetes you're more prone to dry skin? Dry skin may not sound serious, but skin "cracks" caused by dry, itchy skin can put you at risk for infection. So use moisturizers, drink plenty of water, and give yourself a weekly skin checkup that includes your bare feet. If you see or feel anything concerning, see a doctor right away.