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What are the causes for waxy skin in a diabetic patient ?

hi Iam huda may you tell me causes of waxy skin in diabetes patients?
Wed, 27 Apr 2011
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Hi,
In diabetes due to metabolic disorder skin loses its luster and due to fat mobilization skin becomes thin and shining
So skin is thin and shining it looks waxy.
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