Some diabetics experience hair loss while losing weight, but the hair grows back when weight loss evens out and stops. This is because of a change in hormones (and frequently happens also in postpartum women and menopausal women). Some have found biotin (vitamin B7) to be of help in hair regrowth.


WebMD Medical Reference; reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD. “Alopecia Areata,” WebMD (September 5, 2018). (accessed on 8/1/2020).

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