The effect of periodontal therapy in diabetics. Results after 5 years.

@article{Westfelt1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of periodontal therapy in diabetics. Results after 5 years.},
  author={E. Westfelt and Hillevi Rylander and G{\"o}ran Blohm{\'e} and Per A. Jonasson and J. S. Lindhe},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          92-100
        }
}
The present investigation was performed to study the frequency of recurrence of periodontitis in diabetic subjects, who, prior to the initiation of a 5-year period of monitoring, were treated for moderate to advanced periodontal disease. 20 patients with diabetes, type 1 (IDDM) or type 2 (NIDDM) and 20, sex and age matched, controls with similar amounts of periodontal tissue destruction, were selected for the study. Following a screening examination, all patients were subjected to non-surgical… CONTINUE READING
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