Potential association between prediabetic conditions and gingival and/or periodontal inflammation

@inproceedings{Andriankaja2014PotentialAB,
  title={Potential association between prediabetic conditions and gingival and/or periodontal inflammation},
  author={Oelisoa Mireille Andriankaja and Kaumudi J Joshipura},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes investigation},
  year={2014}
}
AIMS/INTRODUCTION Prediabetic conditions, which include impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), might be associated with chronic gingival and/or periodontal inflammation. However, the occurrence of this oral inflammation in prediabetic conditions is poorly understood. The present study aimed to assess the association between prediabetes and gingival and/or periodontal inflammation. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 94 Puerto Rican men and women aged 40-65 years… CONTINUE READING

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