Peridontal disease : the overlooked diabetes complication

Dunning, Trisha 2009, Peridontal disease : the overlooked diabetes complication, Nephrology nursing journal, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 489-495.

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Title Peridontal disease : the overlooked diabetes complication
Author(s) Dunning, TrishaORCID iD for Dunning, Trisha orcid.org/0000-0002-0284-1706
Journal name Nephrology nursing journal
Volume number 36
Issue number 5
Start page 489
End page 495
Total pages 7
Publisher American Nephrology Nurses' Association
Place of publication Pitman, N. J.
Publication date 2009
ISSN 1526-744X
Summary Periodontal diseases are infectious processes that occur in the presence of bacteria, which trigger an inflammatory response. Periodontal disease is associated with many medical conditions, including diabetes mellitus and its complications (such as kidney disease). It has been described as the "sixth diabetes complication" but is often overlooked in routine diabetes management and complication screening processes. Proactive, preventative dental and diabetes self care, as well as regular dental and diabetes assessment, are important management strategies because periodontal disease contributes to the progression of impaired glucose tolerance to diabetes mellitus and to hyperglycemia in individuals with established diabetes.
Language eng
Field of Research 110508 Periodontics
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2009
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30020665

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