Periodontal disease and gestational diabetes mellitus.

  title={Periodontal disease and gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Xu Xiong and Pierre Buekens and Sotirios A Vastardis and Gabriella Pridjian},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={195 4},
OBJECTIVE We examined the relationship between periodontal disease and different types of diabetes in pregnant and nonpregnant women. STUDY DESIGN This study was based on the data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), including 256 pregnant and 4234 nonpregnant women. Women were classified into those with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in current pregnancy, with GDM in previous pregnancy, and with type 1 or 2 diabetes. RESULTS In pregnant women… CONTINUE READING
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