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Gum Disease Treatment May Help Diabetes

Edinburgh University scientists have found reducing gum inflammation in people with diabetes can help minimise complications with the condition. It is thought when bacteria infect the mouth causing inflammation the chemical changes reduce effectiveness of insulin and raise the levels of blood sugar. Treatment to reduce inflammation may therefore help reduce blood sugar. The findings […]

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More Than 90 Percent of People With Gum Disease Are at Risk for Diabetes

Science Daily (press release) Dr. Strauss's findings, published today in the online edition of the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, add to a growing body of evidence linking ... Could You Be At Risk for Diabetes?Dental Care (blog) Dental care appointments could help prevent Most gum disease suffers will get diabetesCosmetic Dentistry Guide (press [...]
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