Expert Advice: How to Take Care of Your Skin When You Have Diabetes

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By : dLife Editors

By: Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFCN. Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 7/30/19.

Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Rather than just thinking of your skin as something of beauty, think of the beauty of how it protects you.

Feet usually get most of the attention when it comes to diabetes and skincare. But you need to think about all of your skin, not just your feet. Here are some basics of skin protection to keep your skin healthy.