Metabolic Changes of Serum Cathepsin D in Periodontitis with and without Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes is shown to have an increased risk for periodontal disease compared to nondiabetes. The present study aimed to evaluate the concentration of serum cathepsin D level in periodontitis subjects with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus. We studied a total of 600 subjects categorized into 4 groups as Group I (150 healthy subjects as control), Group II… CONTINUE READING