Salivary alterations in type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus and hypertension.

  title={Salivary alterations in type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus and hypertension.},
  author={Michael W.J. Dodds and Chun K Yeh and Dorthea A Johnson},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  volume={28 5},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine whether saliva output and composition are altered in type 2 diabetes mellitus by comparison with a healthy, non-medicated control group, and also a group of hypertensives. METHODS From a community-dwelling cohort of Mexican American and European American subjects enrolled in the OH:SALSA oral aging study, we identified 233 subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus, 227 with hypertension, and 240 healthy control subjects. We collected unstimulated… CONTINUE READING


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