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

Hi Marc
I've never heard of long term diabetes affecting it before (my dad has 
had t1 for well over 50 years and doesn't have any hair loss, and I've 
had it for nearly 30 years and my legs are as hairy as ever, if not more 
As Melissa says, sounds more likely to be related to something more or 
less unrelated to diabetes, such as thyroid (there is a link between 
thyroid and diabetes, but you know what I mean).

Marc Taylor wrote:
> Di,
> I suppose being less ape like does have its advantages, certainly when
> it comes to beach weather.  Just mildly uneasy as to why.  So do you
> think 13 years of diabetes could be contributing, bearing in mind I
> have no complications identified or symptomatic to date?
> I'll see my GP tomorrow and ask for a precautionary check of my other
> endocrine hormone levels <that were not checked last month>. But then
> there has been no change in insulin sensitivity, which you would
> expect to accompany any deviation in hormone levels.
> Marc
> Re: [IPk] Can diabetes cause body hair loss?
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