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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Albania | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015
Effects of Diabetes Mellitus on Periodontal Disease
Dr. Mimoza Canga MD PhD | Vito Antonio Malagnino MD DDS  | Yllka Bilushi MD DDS
Abstract: . Periodontal disease is one of the most commonly chronic disorders. The aim of this paper is that through analysis the impact of Diabetes Mellitus in parodontal status of patients with controlled and uncontrolled diabetes. Material and methods. In our study we have followed 260 patients with diabetes mellitus aged 40 to 64 years old, average (age = 52 years) divided into two groups, group I (n = 130 patients) with controlled diabetes and group II (n= 130 patients) with uncontrolled diabetes. The durationof thestudy was 16months. To verify the condition of periodontitis are used the relevant index values Silness Loe index and Ramfjord index. Results. Patients with uncontrolled diabetes compared with control have relatively higher values of all parameters and indices for parodontal status condition. This was a prospective longitudinal study with a cohort of 260 individuals. During the study period 11 subjects died. Individuals with severe PD had greater risk for ischemic heart disease and diabetic nephropathy combined. Conclusion. Uncontrolled diabetes increases the susceptibility of oral infection. Periodontal therapy may or may not have a direct impact on Diabetes Mellitus.
Keywords: Periodontal diseases, Diabetes mellitus, controlled diabetes, uncontrolled diabetes
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,
Pages: 123 - 126
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