Re: Acne, (Ro)Accutane and T1 Diabetes

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I’ve seen both arguments, some say that a weak AI can’t distinguish as well between good and bad cells.

I was certain the consultant dermatologist told me my immune system was over reactive, but doing some general searches came back with a mixed view. The only test I had done before taking Roaccutane was for cholestrol. Roaccutane is a treatment of last resort – nothing else worked or lasted. The warning leaflet that comes with it isn’t pleasant reading, and only a consultant can prescribe it.
As Annette says, I just wonder if sometimes chronic acne could be a precursor to other autoimmune problems – not that anyone could actually predict what or when…