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Clean Those Choppers: Periodontal Disease May Accelerate Pre-Diabetes
Clean Those Choppers: Periodontal Disease May Accelerate Pre-Diabetes

It’s already clear that people with type 2 diabetes are more susceptible to periodontal disease than people without diabetes.  Now researchers at the University of Copenhagen School of Dentistry have found that periodontal disease may contribute to pre-diabetes, at least in rats.

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Teeth are an Indication of Diabetes Complications in Type 1s
Teeth are an Indication of Diabetes Complications in Type 1s

Kuwaiti researchers say that periodontal disease severity is associated with both diabetes duration and the presence of diabetes complications in people with type 1.

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Dry Mouth and Diabetes
Dry Mouth and Diabetes

We often take our teeth for granted, but the mouth is the first part of the digestive process. It’s amazing how what we put into it and what comes out of it can get us in so much trouble.

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Letters to the Editor

I wish to raise awareness about and concern for dental problems that might be complicated by the new Exubera therapy and other therapies employing the dry powder inhaler (DPI) technology as a means of administering therapeutic medications.

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Diabetic Patients Advised to Take Good Care of Their Teeth
Diabetic Patients Advised to Take Good Care of Their Teeth

If you have patients with diabetes, advise them to maintain good dental hygiene. A recent report states that people with diabetes have a higher severity of periodontal disease.

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Be Good to Your Teeth—and Your BGs
Be Good to Your Teeth—and Your BGs

Improving the health of your teeth and gums can also improve your diabetes control, according to Turkish researchers.

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Caring for Your Teeth and Gums
Caring for Your Teeth and Gums

The sixth major complication of diabetes is periodontal disease.

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Type 1s More Likely to Suffer from Dry Mouth

Type 1s who experience dry mouths may be displaying a symptom of diabetic neuropathy, according to researchers.

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New Toothpaste Accommodates Special Needs of People with Diabetes

An ingredient found in most toothpaste could be doing more harm than good, according to BioGlobe Tech Inc., manufacturer of a new line of oral-hygiene products.

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Chew on This

Diabetes poses a risk factor for tooth decay and gum disease. However, many people with diabetes are in the dark concerning this fact.

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