Am J Clin Dermatol 2017 Aug;18(4):541-553
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Jena, Erfurter Straße 35, 07740, Jena, Germany.
Diabetes mellitus is a widespread endocrine disease with severe impact on health systems worldwide. Increased serum glucose causes damage to a wide range of cell types, including endothelial cells, neurons, and renal cells, but also keratinocytes and fibroblasts. Skin disorders can be found in about one third of all people with diabetes and frequently occur before the diagnosis, thus playing an important role in the initial recognition of underlying disease. Read More