- Periodontal Disease, also known as gum disease, has been reported to have a possible connection to diabetes. It is been named the sixth most common complication of diabetes. If you are diabetic, you may have a greater chance of having periodontal disease. Also, inflammation and infection of periodontal disease cause blood sugar to rise and may make it difficult to have glycemic control. It is important to work closely with your primary care doctor and dentist to control your diabetes.
- Signs of Diabetic Complications in Your Mouth
- Warning signs of Periodontal Disease with Diabetes
- Three main steps to prevent or fight periodontal disease with diabetes