Diabetes is a common condition that affects around 3.7 million people in the UK. It is caused by the pancreas not producing the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough of the hormone, the body struggles to convert sugar into the blood into useable energy.
Diabetes patients are at risk of developing blisters, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
They may not be painful
"You should speak to a doctor."
"You can speak to a doctor body, including your skin, said the American Academy of Dermatology.
"It's rare, but people with."
"It's rare, but people with diabetes can see blisters suddenly appear on their skin.
"You may see a large blister, a group of blisters, or both."
"The blisters tend to form on the hands, feet, legs, or forearms, and look like the blisters that appear after a serious burn."
The condition may start as small, raised bumps that look like a little like pimples, and developing into widespread patches of swollen, hard skin.
Many patients may be suffering from the patches, and the surrounding skin may develop a shiny, porcelain-like appearance, it added.
Common symptoms include passing more urine than normal, having blurred vision, or having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal.
The symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be similar to type 1
Speaking to a doctor if you're.
Diagnosing the condition is critical in the early stages of life worried about the symptoms of diabetes, or if you think you're at risk.