n Diabetes Lifestyle - Xerostomia and diabetes : living with diabetes
|Article Title||Xerostomia and diabetes : living with diabetes|
|© Publisher:||Homestead Publishing (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Craighall Dental Centre|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||24 - 26|
Most of us don't realize that the health of our mouth affects our diabetes control, and that our diabetes control affects our oral (mouth) health. We should avoid thinking and talking about 'dental health'. Instead, we should focus on 'oral health', because of the two-way relationship between systemic and oral health. This is the first in a series of articles on oral health and diabetes.
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