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Basically they may be safe if the diabetes is well controlled and if there are no complications of diabetes. However if there are complications such as peripheral neuropathy which affects up to 50% of older patients with type 2 diabetes, and whichmay lead to sensory involvement and this usually occurs first and is associated with dulled perception of vibration, pain, and temperature. Hence this complication will lead to inability to feel the temperature and the changes in the temperature of the hot springs which may be dangerous.
Hence please consult your doctor before entering the hot springs.
Besides this there is a risk of infection with Naegleria fowleri which is for everyone.
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