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Dental complications of diabetes mellitus include severe periodontitis and subsequent tooth loss, gingivitis, dental abscesses, xerostomia, and soft-tissue lesions of the tongue and oral mucosa, such as candidiasis (101). Routine, preventive dental care may be important in preventing and treating these complications. A large cross-sectional study, however, showed that dentate adults with diabetes were less likely to see a dentist than those without diabetes (65.8 percent versus 73.1 percent, p = 0.0000) (101).

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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