Increased Oral Porphyromonas gingivalis Prevalence in Cardiovascular Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus.

@article{Aoyama2018IncreasedOP,
  title={Increased Oral Porphyromonas gingivalis Prevalence in Cardiovascular Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus.},
  author={Norio Aoyama and Jun-Ichi Suzuki and Naho Kobayashi and Tomoya Hanatani and Norihiko Ashigaki and Asuka Yoshida and Yuka Shiheido and Hiroki Sato and Yuichi Izumi and Mitsuaki Isobe},
  journal={International heart journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={
          802-807
        }
}
The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between periodontopathic bacteria and diabetes mellitus (DM) status in cardiovascular disease (CVD) subjects.DM is associated with the progression of periodontitis. Several epidemiological studies have suggested that periodontitis may be a risk factor for CVD. However, no study has compared the periodontal condition between well-controlled and poorly-controlled DM patients with CVD.The subjects were well-controlled (n = 73) or poorly… CONTINUE READING