[Periodontal health status in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1, from 18 to 30 years-old, from Santiago de Chile].

@article{Pavez2002PeriodontalHS,
  title={[Periodontal health status in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1, from 18 to 30 years-old, from Santiago de Chile].},
  author={Violeta Pavez and Ver{\'o}nica Araya and Alex Rubio and Lorena R{\'i}os and Patricio Meza and Benjam{\'i}n Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2002},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={402-8}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of periodontal diseases, gingivitis and periodontitis, is higher in diabetic patients and can have severe functional and esthetic consequences early in their lives. AIM To evaluate the prevalence of periodontal disease in type 1 diabetics, aged between 18 and 30 years old, living in Santiago de Chile. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred male and female type 1 diabetics were examined. Glycated hemoglobin A1c, microalbuminuria, and fundoscopy were assessed in a sample… CONTINUE READING