The intrinsic factor of dry skin

Skin problems occur very frequently among diabetics. A reduction in the amount of moisture reaching the dermis or epidermis from not drinking enough and a lack of nourishment at a cellular level due to the reduced circulation cause chronic dry skin. When skin is dry, the unique barrier structure is damaged so that more moisture is lost and irritants may penetrate the skin. You end up in a vicious circle: once the barrier is damaged, protection is lost and irritants, allergies and infections arise that damage the barrier even further.

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