Dentists may play a key role in diagnosing people with type 2 diabetes in the future.
– A deterioration in oral health such as gum disease could be a sign of another underlying condition such as diabetes.
– By 2030 it is expected that over 500 million adults will have type 2 diabetes.
– Visit your dentist or doctor to make sure you don’t have either of these conditions, as both can easily be prevented.
“The relationship between diabetes and gum infections goes two ways. When you improve one, you also improve the other.”
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