Diabetes and periodontal diseases: consensus report of the Joint EFP/AAP Workshop on Periodontitis and Systemic Diseases.

@article{Chapple2013DiabetesAP,
  title={Diabetes and periodontal diseases: consensus report of the Joint EFP/AAP Workshop on Periodontitis and Systemic Diseases.},
  author={Iain L C Chapple and Robert J. Genco},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2013},
  volume={84 4 Suppl},
  pages={S106-12}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes and periodontitis are complex chronic diseases with an established bidirectional relationship. There is long-established evidence that hyperglycaemia in diabetes is associated with adverse periodontal outcomes. However, given the ubiquity of periodontal diseases and the emerging global diabetes epidemic, the complications of which contribute to significant morbidity and premature mortality, it is timely to review the role of periodontitis in diabetes. AIMS To report the… CONTINUE READING
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