Severe Periodontitis Is Associated with Insulin Resistance in Non-abdominal Obese Adults.

@article{Song2016SeverePI,
  title={Severe Periodontitis Is Associated with Insulin Resistance in Non-abdominal Obese Adults.},
  author={In-Seok Song and Kyung Do Han and Yong-Moon Mark Park and Suk Ji and Sang Ho Jun and Jae-Jun Ryu and Jun-beom Park},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2016},
  volume={101 11},
  pages={4251-4259}
}
CONTEXT We hypothesized that insulin resistance, even with normal body weight (body mass index or waist circumference), can aggravate periodontitis severity. OBJECTIVE We investigated the associations between diabetes, insulin resistance, and severe periodontitis. DESIGN Among 29 235 total participants, 5690 subjects aged ≥ 30 y who had periodontal disease with community periodontal index (CPI) of 3 or 4 were selected for this study. PARTICIPANTS Data were derived from the 2008-2010 Korea… CONTINUE READING
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