The link between diabetes and oral health.


Diabetes and Oral Health Information from Shamblott Family Dentistry

Photo by Bodytel Diabetes is a disease marked by high levels of sugar in the bloodstream. Some common symptoms of diabetes are fatigue, frequent urination, mildly high blood pressure, and increased thirst. There are two types of diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the immune system attacks the insulin producing cells in the pancreas. In type 2 diabetes, the cells become resistant to insulin and the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin. The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is […]