From Russia, Moscow:
I'm diabetic type 1 for 16 years, now 31 years old, female. My nails on my hands are splitting and cracking all the time in spite of consistent adoption of the best vitamin-mineral complexes. Is it associated with nerve damage? No one doctor here can give me an answer.
Multiple and varied skin lesions may be associated with diabetes besides nerve damage, but I'm not aware of any association of diabetes with fragile nails.
Original posting 5 Jul 2000
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:11
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.