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Diabetes and Oral Health: Partners in Crime!

Did you know that people with diabetes have a higher incidence of periodontal disease or gum disease than people without diabetes? That’s because if you have problems keeping your blood sugars in control, it could lead to an infection and can cause injuries from healing quickly. This is just one example of how diabetes and oral health are connected.

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February 13th, 2018

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Diabetes and Oral Health: The Statistics of Diabetes are Staggering

If you know someone or struggle with diabetes yourself, you are very aware that this disease cause harm to the heart, eyes, kidneys, nerves and other important functions and organs in the body. However, did you know that diabetes can also wreak havoc and affect your mouth too? So to answer the question, “Yes. Diabetes and oral health ARE connected.”

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November 28th, 2017

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Diabetes and Oral Health: Life with diabetes

As any diabetic would tell you, living with diabetes requires a few lifestyle changes to better improve you’re overall sense of well-being. These changes include; strict dietary alterations, regular exercise or physical activity, and of course daily dosages of insulin and or other medications. Many experts consider life with diabetes to be something of a balancing act between managing these lifestyle changes to maintain a healthy blood glucose level.

Despite these challenges, once familiar with this routine, many diabetics go on to live happy successful lives with few issues or complications. However in order to achieve this happy balanced life, you must take the time to educate yourself on the some of the pitfalls that have occurred in diabetics in the past. One such concern is diabetes and oral health, and although it may be easy to overlook, maintaining proper oral health is one such issue that no diabetic can afford to ignore.

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May 26th, 2017

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