Diabetes linked to tooth decay
from Diabetes In Control
Doctors say that diabetics are more prone to periodontal diseases. More than 70 percent of diabetic patients suffer from a periodontal problem. Research has found a link between diabetes and dental problems. Doctors say that diabetics are more prone to periodontal diseases. According to the results of the study, periodontal disease makes it harder for people who have diabetes to control their blood sugar. "Research on 113 Indians suffering from diabetes showed that after treating periodontal infections, it became easier to manage their diabetes," said Dr. D. Gopalakrishnan, secretary general of the international clinical dental research organization.
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