This study was compiled at Jabir Abu Eliz Diabetic Center (JDC), Khartoum, Sudan, with Juba university-department of Dermatology on 125 patients, during the period July 8 - October 3, 2001.The objective of the study was to identify the prevalence of the common cutaneous manifestations (CM) of diabetic patients, attending outpatient clinics of JDC in Khartoum city. The design was based on clinical studies, i.e. descriptive. A 125 case of Diabetes mellitus (DM) patients showing CM, out of 1112 of known DM cases, was considered as the study population. the CM are detectable in 11.24% of the diabetic population. Fungal infections (48.8%) were the most common manifestations, followed by bacterial infections (26.4%). High prevalence of vitiligo (5.6%); Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and urticaria (16.8, 2.4 and 0.8%, respectively) were unusual features. Some of the cutaneous markers of DM, like Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD), Granuloma annular (GA), acquired perforating dermatoses, and scleredema were not encountered in this study.