Relationship of blood glucose level to community periodontal index of treatment needs and body mass index in a permanent Israeli military population.

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BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to find a possible link between blood glucose levels and periodontal disease. METHODS In a prospective study the dental health of 10,590 military service men and women was examined. The relationships of periodontal condition, expressed as CPITN index, and blood glucose levels were tested. The effect of gender, body… (More)

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@article{Katz2000RelationshipOB, title={Relationship of blood glucose level to community periodontal index of treatment needs and body mass index in a permanent Israeli military population.}, author={Jonathan Elliott Katz and Gavriel Chaushu and Harold David Sgan-Cohen}, journal={Journal of periodontology}, year={2000}, volume={71 10}, pages={1521-7} }