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Study Examines Connection Between Oral and General Health in Patients with Diabetes

by American Academy of Family Physicians

Individuals with diabetes are at greater risk of developing oral health issues, like gum disease, yet care for these linked health issues are usually disconnected, split between primary care and dental care. A research team from the University of Amsterdam

January 7, 2020 News News

Treating Oral Disease Could Yield T2DM-Related Cost Savings

by Medical Express

Providing nonsurgical periodontal treatment to patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and periodontitis may significantly reduce tooth loss and diabetes-related microvascular diseases via improved glycemic control, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Diabetes Care. Sung Eun Choi, Ph.D.,

September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Integrating Preventive Oral Healthcare Into The Medical Management Of Diabetes: Early Findings From A Toronto Pilot Study

by Julie DiNardo, RDH, Kate Marten, RDH, Dr. David Engelberg, Dr. Elena Pankratieva, Shakira Wynter BHS/RPN, Geena Sakellaris, RN

The integration of services is a route increasingly taken by healthcare organizations to improve outcomes and access, and to reduce costs. A new American study has shown, for example, a greater level of integration in medical services and a focus

April 3, 2018 News News

People with Diabetes Not Visiting the Dentist

by New York University, EurekAlert!

Adults with diabetes are less likely to visit the dentist than people with prediabetes or without diabetes, finds a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. The

March 29, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Children with Type 2 Diabetes Proven to Have Poorer Oral Health

by The University at Buffalo

The first study of oral health in children with Type 2 diabetes, including those who are obese, has found that these children tend to have poorer oral health than children who do not have Type 2 diabetes. Published earlier this

March 2, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Workshop Explores Link Between Gum Disease and Diabetes

by European Federation of Periodontology

Experts from the fields of gum health and diabetes met in Madrid on February 19 and 20 for the Perio-Diabetes Workshop, a pioneering international summit which explored the latest evidence on the links between periodontal diseases and diabetes. The workshop

November 11, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Help and Show Support for World Diabetes Day

by Oral Health

On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to the Canadian Diabetes

February 26, 2016 News Chronic DiseaseDental CareGeneral DentistryMedical newsPeriodontologyResearch

Periodontal Health Leads to Lower Health Care Spending by Diabetics

by Kahaliah Richards

A new study reports that among American individuals newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a periodontal intervention is associated with lower total healthcare costs (-$1799), lower total medical costs excluding pharmacy costs (-$1577), and lower total type 2 diabetes-related healthcare

March 24, 2012 News ClinicalPeriodontologySalivary biomarkers

Treatment for Gum Disease Can Lower Medical Costs for People With Diabetes

by ken

United Concordia Dental offers innovative program in response to study findings – from PR Newswire HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Medical costs are lower for people with diabetes who receive treatment for gum disease, according to a study presented today to

March 7, 2012 News PharmacologyPharmacotherapeutics

Statins and Diabetes: Real Concern or Much Ado About Nothing?

by ken

From Forbes In a New York Times Op-Ed piece on Monday, Eric Topol comments on last week’s announcement by the FDA that it was changing the label for statins. Topol focuses on the new warning that statins raise the risk of diabetes. He

January 15, 2012 News General News

Dana-Farber scientists discover hormone that triggers fat to burn energy

by ken

By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff Boston scientists have discovered a hormone that is secreted by muscles during exercise and boosts the amount of energy the body burns, a finding that could lay the basis for new drugs for obesity,

January 8, 2012 News Medical newsSystemic linksWellness

Dentists Could Screen 20 Million Americans For Chronic Physical Illnesses

by ken

From Marty Jablow, DMD – Dental News and Technology Nearly 20 million Americans annually visit a dentist but not a general healthcare provider, according to an NYU study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study, conducted by a

October 19, 2011 News Dental examination

Patients’ attitudes toward screening for medical conditions in a dental setting

by ken

We recently installed the Heart Friendly Dentist USB device by bioAnalytics Inc. to screen patients for BP and pulse rates and shortly, to non-invasively screen them for diabetes.  Picked up this article off the blogosphere – Greenberg, B. L., Kantor,

October 3, 2011 News Systemic links

Oral Health Of Diabetes Patients Closely Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer Risk

by ken

From Medical News Today, October 3, 2011 According to researchers in the report “Oral health awareness in adult patients with diabetes: a questionnaire study”, published in the latest issue of the British Dental Journal (BDJ), several individuals who suffer with

July 28, 2011 News Dental examination

Should dentists screen for diabetes?

by ken

By Rosemary Frei – DrBicuspid.com contributing writer July 28, 2011 — A new study suggests that dentists can accurately screen patients for diabetes and prediabetes using results from two measures they already routinely assess in the clinic (Journal of Dental Research,July

June 14, 2011 News Systemic links

Dentists can help ID patients with undiagnosed diabetes

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid Staff – they’re amazing – June 13, 2011 Dentists can help identify patients with diabetes or prediabetes who are unaware of their condition, according to researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (Journal of Dental

April 10, 2011 News Systemic links

Strokes – Gum Disease More Harmful Than Diabetes

by ken

From Medical News Today New research suggests that gum disease carries a higher risk of causing a stroke thandiabetes, and its impact is nearly the equivalent of high blood pressure as a major cause of strokes.  High blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes (diabetes mellitus) are widely

March 10, 2011 News General NewsInnovations in dentistryPathologyStem cell researchTrends in Dentistry

Stem Cells from Teeth Produce Insulin in Diabetes Study

by ken

Lexington, MA (PRWEB) March 9, 2011 Store-A-Tooth (TM) commends the scientists who report in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) that stem cells from teeth can be transformed into cells that produce insulin in a glucose-dependent manner–a significant step toward

February 2, 2011 News General News

More news on the power of the white powder

by ken

Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes State of the Evidence William C. Gong, PharmD Previous guidelines recommended low-dose aspirin therapy for the primary prevention of stroke in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus who were at increased

November 12, 2010 News Dental HygienePeriodontology

Diabetes and Oral Health

by ken

by Marty Jablow DMD People living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop serious gum disease NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2010) – For the nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an additional