Diabetes and Oral health Problems
Diabetes can lead to excess cholesterol building up in the bloodstream, raising the risk of heart disease. A number of studies have shown that people with gum disease may have a higher risk of heart disease. Bacteria and inflammation in the gums may escape into the blood system and cause blockages in the blood vessels, which reduce blood flow to the heart. More research is being carried out to further investigate the effect of gum disease on the heart. People with diabetes who have poor control of their blood glucose levels are more likely to develop dental health problems. The oral health disease includes Gum diseases, Gingivitis and thrush etc. These complications in common peoples will affect by physically and economically.
Therefore keeping your blood sugar within a normal range will reduce this risk. Eating a balanced diet, getting regular exercise and giving up smoking habit are also advised to lessen the risk of oral health problems.
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