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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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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

The comorbidity of type II diabetes, Alzheimer's, and periodontitis: Dental health and Alzheimer's

Those with diabetes and forms of dementia face their own oral health challenges. There has long been a connection between type II diabetes and Alzheimer's; recent research suggests that Alzheimer's may actually be a form of diabetes itself. In this article, learn about the mechanisms of periodontitis in those with diabetes and Alzheimer's, as well as useful patient care considerations.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects approximately 5 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States (1, 2). The United States is expected to have 16 million cases of AD by the year 2050 (3). There is currently no known cure for AD because there is no known cause of the disease; this lack of information prompted researchers to investigate the possible link between type II diabetes mellitus (DM) and AD (4). Research shows a direct correlation between increased blood glucose levels and inflammation of the tissues around the teeth. Additional research reveals that patients suffering from AD are also at an increased risk of developing periodontitis.

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