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Gingival Blood Glucose may Screen for Type 2 Diabetes in Patients With Periodontal Disease.
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PMID:  22935284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Gingival blood glucose estimation with reagent test strips: a method to detect diabetes in a periodontal population. Shetty S, Kohad R, Yeltiwar R, Shetty K. J Periodontol 2011;82(11):1548-55. REVIEWER: Thomas W. Oates, DMD, PhD PURPOSE/QUESTION: This study had 2 stated purposes: to examine the reliability of the use of visual colorimeteric strips with gingival blood samples as a screening method for diabetes, and to evaluate the association between periodontal disease and diabetes SOURCE OF FUNDING: Study was not funded TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Case-control study LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable.
Thomas W Oates
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-5     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, Phone: 210-567-3590.
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