Periodontal Disease And Diabetes Mellitus A Two-way Relationship

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The Two-way Association Of Periodontal Infection With Systemic Disorders: An Overview

Copyright © 2015 Ravinder Nagpal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Oral cavity that harbors diverse bacterial populations could also act as a site of origin for spread of pathogenic microorganisms to different body sites, particularly in immunocompromised hosts, patients, the elderly, or the underprivileged. A number of recent publications have advocated that patients with periodontal diseases are more susceptible to metabolic endotoxemia, inflammation, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other related systemic complications, concluding that periodontal diseases could be a potential contributing risk factor for a wide array of clinically important systemic diseases. However, despite a significant increase in the prevalence of periodontal infections and systemic diseases in the past few decades, the fundamental biological mechanisms of connection between these ailments are still not fully explicated. Consequently, the mechanisms by which this bidirectional damage occurs are being explored with Continue reading >>

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  1. sixsticks

    Can anyone tell me the "normal" non diabetic range for BG levels 1 after after eating. Not 2 hours, 1 hour (peak)
    Thanks in advance.

  2. miss-b-haven

    according to Diabetes daily:
    In a person without diabetes, blood sugars tend to stay between 70 and 100 mg/dL (3.8 and 5.5 mmol). After a meal, blood sugars can rise up to 120 mg/dL or 6.7 mmol. It will typically fall back into the normal range within two hours.
    You get to decide what your own personal goals are. There are quite a few who set their's higher than what would be expected in someone without diabetes. Different agencies offer wider ranges of acceptable BG numbers.
    diet & exercise

  3. Goodgirl08

    Six sticks, one hour non diabetic 120 to 140. I think that's right.

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