Improving dental hygiene could play a significant part in better managing type 2 diabetes
Scientists from the Dental Hospital of the University of Barcelona (UB) report that people with type 2 diabetes who maintain good oral hygiene are more likely to improve their HbA1c levels.An association between type 2 diabetes and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, has long been known, with previous studies reporting that managing type 2 diabetes can effectively improve dental health, primarily through improving healthy eating choices and reducing sugar intake. (diabetes.co
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