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…