Experiments have been carried out to investigate whether all tooth pulp afferent nerves are capable of producing pain. Monopolar and bipolar stimuli were applied to teeth in human subjects and sensory thresholds determined. EMGs were recorded from the masseter and the anterior digastric muscles. With stimuli up to three times the sensory threshold, no… (More)
NOTE: The findings in this Technical Report are not to be construed as an official Department of the Army position, unless so designated by other authorized documents.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing among older adults as is their diabetes-related mortality rate. Studies suggest that tighter glucose control reduces complications in elderly patients. However, too low a glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) value is associated with increased hypoglycemia. Moreover, the appropriateness of most clinical trial data… (More)