DIA-BALM: Scientific Support
Created by Dermal Therapy, DIA-BALM is THE clinically proven treatment for diabetic anhydrosis. It has been proven in clinical trials demonstrating efficacy for skin hydration, specifically for diabetics.
'Anhydrosis in the diabetic foot: a comparison of two urea creams'.,
S. A. Baird, C.M., Skinner, S., Trail, J. S., Frankis.,
Abstract: "A study was carried out to compare the efficacy of two urea creams of different percentages in controlling anhydrosis in [diabetic feet]...the 25% urea cream produced a significantly greater increase in skin hydration...".
'The clinical uses of urea and its effect on the structure and function of the skin; anhydrosis and Quality of Life associated with foot and leg ulceration in diabetic subjects'.,
Exec. Summary: "...[U]rea diffuses into the stratum corneum and affects the solubility properties of protein molecules, thus increasing its water-binding properties and subsequently the skin's hydration."