Type 1 Diabetes can present itself at any age, but usually becomes apparent between infancy and last 30s. People with type 1 diabetes are often sickly in infancy, have parents with type 1 diabetes and have an older mother. Furthermore, exposure to cow's milk and not breast milk increases the risk for type 1 diabetes.
Did you know that as many as one third of people with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives? I find this to be a little talked about area of diabetes. We all know to take care of our feet and infections, but no one ever told me about the connection between skin conditions and diabetes. I…