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Some health bodies state that these “dirty looking patches” may also appear around the neck.
Other diabetes-related complications
Though not always concentrated on the face, skin changes are common with diabetes.
Some diabetics who go to develop keto-acidosis, for instance, will notice their skin become hot, flushed, or dry.
The Alberta health platform explains: “Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening blood chemical imbalance that develops in a person with diabetes when cells do not get the sugar they need for energy.
“As a result, the body breaks down fat instead of close and produces and releases substances called ketones into the bloodstream.