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Diabetes and Periodontal Infection

Diabetes and Periodontal Infection

Diabetes increases the susceptibility to infection due to poor wound healing. Diabetics have a greater risk of a more severe and progressive form of periodontitis, which is the infectious process that leads to the deterioration of supporting bone and tissues that form the attachment around the tooth.

Taking Control of your Diabetes

Taking Control of your Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is not a single disease, but a group of metabolic disorders that all share the feature of hyperglycemia or an abnormal excess of sugar in the blood. An excess of sugar in the blood may not seem to be that important but chronic hyperglycemia will cause damage to organ systems such as the kidney, eyes, nerves and blood vessels.

Sometimes the magic works, sometimes…not so much

Sometimes the magic works, sometimes…not so much

- If one idiot manages to kill themselves or maim themselves, that fails to excuse the rest of us from using something like some sense in the whole thing. I’ve run with a rifle with a bayonet on it, and with scissors, and haven’t hurt myself with either. Guess which one I heard a lot about? Oddly, the things that can really hurt us, like a Republican-dominated Congress or Mitt Romney, seem to be missed completely.

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