Is Scleroderma Related With High Sugar Or Diabetes?

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There are no specific tests for scleroderma. The doctor may suspect scleroderma after taking a history of the symptoms and performing a physical examination. As part of this examination, the doctor does the following:

  • Checks the skin for thickened and hardened areas. The major signs of scleroderma are hardening and thickening of the skin in any areas on the fingers and toes.
  • Presses affected tendons and joints to detect crackling or grating sensations, which can indicate changes related...
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