Treating dental infections may boost diabetes management

08/15/2011 | Deccan Chronicle (India)

Low immunity and significantly high levels of glucose in saliva trigger bacterial infection that leads to periodontal problems, making it harder for patients with diabetes to manage the disease, experts said. However, a study in the Journal of Periodontology found that treating oral infections helped Indian patients with diabetes to better manage their condition.

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