The Inflammatory Origins of Periodontal Disease and Diabetes: A Framework for Understanding Clinical Outcomes

  • Published 2012

Abstract

Inflammatory diseases share many common traits, including the ability to produce pro-inflammatory messengers called cytokines that travel throughout the body. Cytokines play an important role in physiologic regulation of many biological activities, but in inflammatory diseases, they are produced at levels that can have pathological consequences. In diabetes… (More)

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