The Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus

dc.contributor.authorGarrison, Jacqueline
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dc.description.abstractLong-term diabetics have a higher degree of periodontal bone and tissue loss. Diabetes causes a change in periodontal tissue by destruction of periodontal tissue fiber arrangement and a more aggressive pattern of bone loss. CALs- clinical attachment levels, measures the detachment of periodontal tissue loss. Diabetics have higher CALs. Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) levels result in hyperglycemia and are associated with decreased attachment and increased pocket depth.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Biology. Diebold Symposium, 2012en_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Diebold Symposium Presentation Collectionen
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dc.titleThe Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitusen_US