A new study highlights the importance of oral hygiene for people with type 2 diabetes, after finding that those with the condition may have better blood glucose levels if they look after their teeth.

It is estimated that around 30.3 million people in the United States are living with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form, and it accounts for 90–95 percent of all cases.
Type 2 diabetes develops when the body’s cells stop responding to the hormone insulin. This is a process known as insulin resistance. Blood glucose levels become too high as a result.

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Shared from: Medical News Today