Dry Mouth ... Saliva helps control the growth of germs and dry mouth dryness means that a person doesn’t have enough saliva Many kinds of bacteria thrive on sugars, including glucose which is the sugar linked to diabetes. When diabetes is poorly controlled, high glucose levels in mouth fluids may help germs grow and set the stage for gum disease., trigger inflamation & the formation of Cytokins that make your body resistant to insulin. Use Colgate Total and see below
I take cinnamon pills, eat parsley and get my teeth cleaned 4x per year. I also use Biotene toothpaste at night to stop dry mouth and bacteria from forming. There is a gel for nighttime too. Available at Walmart.
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Gum Disease is linked to heart disease, strokes & diabetes. High glucose levels in saliva promote the growth of bacteria that cause gum disease or infection and even tooth loss. Make sure to floss daily, brush after each meal and if your throat is dry, use Biotene toothpaste to replace enzymes at night and Colgate 12 hour Total. The teeth& heart you save may be your own. People with gum disease should be tested for type 2 diabetes as this is usually a sign of a possible problem
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Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body's defenses become turncoat and attack the bodily organs instead of invading viruses & bacteria. Many people speculate that foods, such as probiotics, can aid diabetes. Probiotics are so called "good bacteria." Greek 0% Fage Yogurt & Kefir is a probiotic. Fermented foods such as sauerkraut also contain probiotics. If your getting yeast infections probiotics help. See more info inside
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Dlife says, A twice-per-year dental cleaning will lower your blood sugar as well as any diabetes pill in our arsenal Bugs that live in your teeth and gums. Eww. Gross. The brutal truth is that bacteria live, and thrive, on sugar. That’s probably why gum disease (known in more formal circles as periodontal disease) is hugely more common amongst people with diabetes than it is in people without diabetes. This overlooked Twice a Year “Miracle Treatment” for Diabetes Could Help Millions
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