Two Diseases with a Common Enemy… You!
Periodontal (gum) diseases are inflammatory conditions that were once thought to have affected the mouth alone. Emerging evidence has changed this view and now suggests that periodontal diseases may play a role in numerous conditions that impact systemic (general) health and well being, including diabetes.
This review examines the relationships that exist between periodontal diseases and diabetes, the potential common pathways and disease causing mechanisms including those associated with inflammation, altered immune (resistance) responses, and insulin resistance. … Read more – Read Full Article in our library… (Powered by Dear Doctor)