• Missing Teeth Could Be Linked to Diabetes Risk

    1 month ago - By Modern Medicine

    Dental health-and the number of teeth a person is missing-could be linked to an increased risk of diabetes, according to a new study.
    "We asked the question of when people have trouble controlling their blood sugars, do they also have poor dental health, and from what we saw it looks like that might be the case," lead author Raynald Samoa, MD, tells Drug Topics .
    The researchers used data from the 2009-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to study the records of 9,670 adults age 20 or older. As part of their research, they looked at the number of teeth a person was...
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