Individuals with diabetes are at increased risk for Short-Term Effects of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy on Clinical Measures of Impaired Glucose Tolerance in People with Prediabetes and Chronic Periodontitis


Purpose: Diabetes and periodontal disease are conditions considered to be biologically linked. Prediabetes is a condition in which individuals have blood glucose levels, impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and/or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or glycated hemoglobin (A1C) levels higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. Few human… (More)

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