Diabetes can do some interesting and not so fun things, huh? You probably had it a long time before you were diagnosed... most of us do. The itching may be due to treatment protocols too...
I use the coconut oil as a makeup remover: you know, you apply it, and wipe it off, and then cleanse as you would normally. Even doing this just a couple times a week is great. I've never tried it on body parts... I'll have to consider it! LOL
Also, try re-hydrating from the inside out: drink more water. Not soda or coffee or tea or anything else, just add a glass or two of water each day.
And... Just be aware.
Also, dry itchy skin can be one of the less obvious symptoms of a kidney problem. The next time you see your doctor, ask him/her to have your kidney function tested. It's a simple blood test and occasionally a urine sample--and it's good to keep track of this anyway, since you can get into real trouble before any overt symptoms show up.
Kidney damage is a common complication of diabetes. I know... I deal with it myself every day, and believe me, it's better to know since it's easier to deal with if you catch it early.
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
| Pounds lost: 16.0