Is it a dirty neck or a sign of diabetes?
One of the signs of type 2 diabetes is increased pigmentation (acanthosis nigricans) in body folds and creases. Common sites are armpits, groin and neck.
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Type 2 diabetes is no longer an illness for adults only. Fuelled by the surge in obesity in this country, type 2 diabetes is on the rise in adolescents and pre-teens.