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Children and dental care

"Salubrious dental habits should be developed early," said Lense. "For children, dental fading is 20 times more common than diabetes, seven times more common than hay fever and fives times more overused than asthma for children age five to 17.

Diabetes Drug Helps All Shed Pounds

Diabetes Drug Helps All Shed Pounds Controls received either placebo, oral anti-diabetic drugs, or insulin. The researchers found that patients on GLP-1 agonists bewildered more weight than controls (mean difference -2.9 kg [-6.4 lbs]), and subgroup analyses showed greater mass loss for

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"I've been battling with plumpness my whole life," said the 61-year-old associate eminence and compliance officer at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center. A screening through a university wellness step

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There are three vigour types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational. Several groups of oral drugs, are powerful for Type 2, such as Glucophage, Glucotrol, and Prandin, among many others. The therapeutic federation in Type 2 may eventually include

UAB dentist tackles more than just oral health in unique, comprehensive approach

Doctors say the mouth is the mirror to the body, and at UAB they're going above and beyond to detect potential disease that one wouldn't necessarily think goes along with oral health.

It isn't your average dentist's office - what you get at UAB's new Wellness Clinic is something you're more likely to see during a doctor's visit.

"It makes for an overall wellness visit incorporated with dental," said UAB Dental Wellness Clinic hygienist Ginger Sebert.

It starts off with a height, weight and BMI measurement, and then dives straight into blood pressure readings.

Sebert says when some people with high blood pressure come in, they get what you call the white coat syndrome.

Sebert says this 'syndrome' can add stress to patients, possibly causing systemic problems.

"We want to make sure your blood pressure is under control," said Sebert.

If a patient's blood pressure is too high, the clinic will refuse treatment, instead offering a recommendation for a doctor who can treat it.

How does oral health (teeth) affect diabetes?

I've never heard of this correlation and my local grocery store in Texas (HEB) posted this advertisement on their pharmacy bags now...

"For better oral health against diabetes, replace your toothbrush every 3 months.".


Hi there. I'm not really sure that statement makes sense. But it is true that there is a relationship between diabetes and oral health. Emerging research is indicating that uncontrolled diabetes and periodontal infection can exacerbate each other.


i just found out that i have diabeties and had to get teeth pulled. he said that it was because of my diabeties.


Someone with diabetes can have complications from it...anything from kidney problems, nerve problems, to teeth problems. It has not been proven that bad oral health causes diabetes. That does not make any sense..unless they mean if you have diabetes,

I have Type 2 diabetes which is under control with oral meds. I am sleeping entirely too much.?

I could sleep all day. Is this related to my diabetes? What can I do to remedy the situation? I am 65 and in relatively good health otherwise.


although your blood sugar is within the normal range with medication but u should not sleep too much. you should take half an hour regular physical exercise and it should be aerobic just to keep ur cardiovascular and other system ok.and ur blood sugar


If you start walking about 30 minutes, a few times a day, you won't sleep as much. But at first, it may take a bit to get you used to it.

Another item of interest is how do you feel emotionally? If you are depressed, you might want to sleep


although your blood sugar is within the normal range with medication but u should not sleep too much. you should take half an hour regular physical exercise and it should be aerobic just to keep ur cardiovascular and other system ok.and ur blood sugar