Skin care for a person living with diabetes is a much more serious precaution and caring. One in three people with diabetes will probably present a skin disorder either caused or affected by this condition. In some cases a skin problem can be the first sign that a person could have diabetes. Specialized creams, lotions, ointments and cleansers are dedicated for the diabetic care. People with diabetes tend to have dry skin due to their high glucose levels and also be prone to have less ability to block bacteria and other harmful germs.