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Improving dental hygiene could play a significant part in better managing type 2 diabetes

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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.uk)


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  • Dr Dr. Riaz Baqari 12 February - 14:48 hrs

    There is a long felt need of better coordination between the Physician/Diabetologist and Dental surgeon/Periodontist; for the best results in a patients interest.

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