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Gum disease and diabetes

from WABC

Patients who have peridontitis also could be at risk for another disease: type 2 diabetes. And it might be a good idea to screen people for diabetes during their dental visits for gum disease, says Dr. Sheila Strauss, a psychologist at the NYU Dental School, who has analyzed statistics of people with gum disease. "Ninety-three percent of people who have gum disease, but who indicated that they had never been told by a medical provider that they had diabetes, were in fact at risk for diabetes," she said. more


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