Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
July 26, 2001
Question from Sebring, Florida, USA:
A senior citizen with type 2 diabetes has Intense itching in the underarms, groin, under the breasts, at the hairline, and behind ears, but no rash whatsoever. Is this due to the sugar in the perspiration being released in these areas?
You may want to consider a fungal infection of skin in these areas. This is not uncommon in patients with diabetes where the area in the skin folds remains damp all the time. This can be diagnosed by your physician and treated with topical medication.