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Bidirectional relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease: review of evidence.
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PMID:  21381588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Presently there are 170 million diabetic patients worldwide. Pakistan ranks sixth in the world with approximately 6.2 million in the 20-79 year age affected by the diabetes. 6-10% of the 35-44year old diabetic patients have been reported to be affected by moderate form of periodontal disease in Pakistan. Periodontal disease is referred to as sixth complication of diabetes. The association between diabetes and periodontal disease has been reported for more than 40 years but reverse has not been the focus of researchers until recently. Studies have suggested a bidirectional relationship between periodontal disease and glycaemic control with each disease having a potential impact on the other.
Bilal Abdul Qayum Mirza; Ayma Syed; Faisal Izhar; Ayyaz Ali Khan
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  Pakistan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  766-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Oral Health Sciences, Sheikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore.
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