assessment of risk of periodontal disease.the periodontal disease research center at the state university of new york at buffalo has studied two sets of subjects--those with a high prevalence of diabetes (the pima indians) and an urban population in erie county, new york--to determine factors that put a patient at risk for periodontal disease. these and other studies have established that smoking and diabetes are important risk indicators for periodontal disease. local etiologic factors associated with periodontal disease in adults incl ...19948039205
treatment of periodontal disease in diabetics reduces glycated hemoglobin.periodontal disease is a common infection-induced inflammatory disease among individuals suffering from diabetes mellitus. the purpose of this study was to assess the effects of treatment of periodontal disease on the level of metabolic control of diabetes. a total of 113 native americans (81 females and 32 males) suffering from periodontal disease and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (niddm) were randomized into 5 treatment groups. periodontal treatment included ultrasonic scaling and cu ...19979287060
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