Identification of Individuals With Undiagnosed Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes in a Danish Cohort Attending Dental Treatment.

@article{Holm2016IdentificationOI,
  title={Identification of Individuals With Undiagnosed Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes in a Danish Cohort Attending Dental Treatment.},
  author={Niels R Holm and Daniel Belstr\om and Jakob Appel \Ostergaard and S\oren Schou and P Holmstrup and Morten Bay Grauballe},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2016},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={395-402}
}
BACKGROUND It is estimated that 3.6% and 13.6% of the Danish population have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus and prediabetes, respectively. Periodontitis is an established complication associated with diabetes (DM). Identification of individuals with DM and prediabetes is important to reduce DM-related complications, including periodontitis. The objective of this study is to identify individuals with undiagnosed DM or prediabetes among patients attending a dental setting for diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING

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