Take good care of your SKIN

Diabetes Care Guide (English) - - RETAIL NEWS -

Dry skin is com­mon in peo­ple with type 2 di­a­betes. Main­tain­ing healthy glu­cose lev­els will re­duce your risks as­so­ci­ated with dry skin.

How to pro­tect your skin

● Keep your blood glu­cose and blood pres­sure as close to nor­mal as pos­si­ble.

● Use di­a­betes-friendly skin care prod­ucts. Ask your phar­ma­cist or di­a­betes team for sug­ges­tions.

● Eat well-bal­anced meals and limit foods high in un­healthy fats.

● If you smoke, talk to your di­a­betes team about ways to help you stop.

Main­tain­ing healthy blood glu­cose lev­els will re­duce com­pli­ca­tions as­so­ci­ated with dry skin.

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