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Re: [IPk] Can diabetes cause body hair loss?

Hi Mark,

I've just read your e-mail, and have no real answer, just a question.  Do or 
Did any of your family suffer from hair loss.  I know you are not talking 
about your head.  But it is one line of enquiry - surely.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc J Taylor" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 9:30 PM
Subject: [IPk] Can diabetes cause body hair loss?
> Hello,
> This may or may not be diabetes related, but can long standing diabetes
> cause hair loss on the body (not the head)?  Thyroid, liver, kidney
> function, blood counts & lipids all normal (last month). Last adrenal /
> coeliac check normal (Dec 2006).  Blood sugar just great (that'll be the
> pump :D).  My skin is better than normal, and weight is stable.  Appetite,
> mood and energy are at their usual levels after recent dip following
> gastroenteritis.  I am puzzled and wondered if anyone had any ideas what I
> should ask my GP to check/ rule out.
> Thanks,
> Marc
> .
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