The integration of diet and nutrition lifestyle management strategies into the dental office visit for diabetes risk reduction and management.

@article{Bruno2012TheIO,
  title={The integration of diet and nutrition lifestyle management strategies into the dental office visit for diabetes risk reduction and management.},
  author={Maura Bruno},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={143 12},
  pages={1320-3}
}
  • Maura Bruno
  • Published 2012 in Journal of the American Dental Association
BACKGROUND The incidence of diabetes and prediabetes in the United States continues to increase. Oral health care professionals (OHCPs) play a role in diabetes screening and education. METHODS The author presents and explores diet and lifestyle management strategies OHCPs can provide to patients who have prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). RESULTS Modest weight loss (7 percent of body weight) and regular physical activity (150 minutes per week) are important in the prevention… CONTINUE READING