Diabetic dermopathy, also called “pigmented pretibial patches” or “shin spots,” is a skin condition that appears in the front part of either or both lower legs. It is usually colored red, brown, or pink and comes in a circular or oval shape. The condition is not painful, but sometimes it causes itching or a burning […]
Though diabetes mostly affects blood sugar levels and pancreatic function, it can have long-term effects throughout the body. Some of these include retinopathy, kidney damage, and even, stroke. Learn all about diabetes complications, here.