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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

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 6/11/2011 in Living With Diabetes | 3 Comments
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NORASPAT 6/11/2011 10:00:00 PM

    Thanks for the input I never knew the cause must ask my dentisit why I was not educated on this issue. Many thanks Pat in Maine. emoticon
JAMBUTTER 6/11/2011 10:57:00 AM

    Thanks for the info n so true!
DONNA1K 6/11/2011 10:39:00 AM

    I agree.I work for a major dental company.Also consider having an oral cancer screening ( over age 18 ) while you are in the dentist's chair. It costs less than $75 ( in most areas/not all dental insurance co. will cover it yet ) & is quick & painless. emoticon

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