Periodontal status and subgingival microbiota of insulin-dependent juvenile diabetics: a 3-year longitudinal study.

@article{Sbordone1998PeriodontalSA,
  title={Periodontal status and subgingival microbiota of insulin-dependent juvenile diabetics: a 3-year longitudinal study.},
  author={Ludovico Sbordone and Luca Ramaglia and Antonio Barone and Renato Ciaglia and Vincent J. Iacono},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={120-8}
}
This study examined for 3 years the changes in periodontal status and the possible correlations with selected subgingival microbiota and diabetic conditions in a group of 16 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM, JD) patients as compared with their 16 healthy cohabiting siblings (HS). JD patients were monitored every 3 months for levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1C). Clinical and microbiological parameters were measured 6 weeks before drawing blood to determine levels of HbA1C… CONTINUE READING