, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp 567–575

The skin in diabetes mellitus

  • M. J. D. Goodfield
  • L. G. Millard

DOI: 10.1007/BF00264762

Cite this article as:
Goodfield, M.J.D. & Millard, L.G. Diabetologia (1988) 31: 567. doi:10.1007/BF00264762


The skin is one of the major organ systems involved in diabetes. Certain changes occur inevitably in this disease, and are undoubtedly the cause of many of the skin disorders seen in patients with diabetes. Other skin disorders are related to common disease processes, and still others are simply unexplained statistical observation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. D. Goodfield
    • 1
  • L. G. Millard
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyLeeds General InfirmaryUK
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity HospitalNottinghamUK

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