Navigation Links
Strong Link Between Obesity, Diabetes And Periodontal Disease

Obesity could be a significant predictor for periodontal disease, according to a latest study conducted by researchers from University at Buffalo. Furthermore, this observation has been found to be independent of age, sex, race, ethnic background or smoking. //

The observed link between periodontal disease and obesity could be due to the underlying insulin resistance. Infact, a direct association between insulin resistance and the severity of periodontal attachment loss have been established from the present study. With increasing levels of insulin resistance, an increase in the number of teeth lost is observed. This approximated to a 1.1 teeth loss in individuals with highest insulin resistance compared to the controls.

Individuals with high body mass index (BMI) were found to produce elevated cytokine levels, leading to inflammation and resistance to insulin. In addition, the researchers hypothesize that proinflammatory cytokine secretion could contribute to increased predisposition to diabetes. It has been established from previous studies that diabetics with periodontal disease are more likely to die due to complications of diabetes than those devoid of the same.

'The presence of periodontal infection combined with obesity may contribute to type 2 diabetes and its complications, such as coronary heart disease. Although further studies are needed, people should remember that living a healthy lifestyle along with daily brushing and flossing and visiting your oral health care provider is always in fashion', concluded Dr. Kenneth A. Krebs, one of the senior researcher.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Strong pain killers likely to cause miscarriage
2. Stronger Backing for Drug-Coated Stents
3. ‘Protein’ Produced By Overstressed Heart Muscle a Strong Indicator Of Heart Diseae
4. Strong Pelvic Muscles Found To Facilitate Childbirth
5. Strong link between Skin Allergies and Cancer !!
6. Strong possibility of delaying the progress of Alzheimer’s exist
7. Strong emotions can cause heart problems
8. Strong Magnetic Stimulation Can Help Treating Severe Depression
9. Calcium and Protein Equals Strong Bones
10. Want Strong Bones: Exercise And Eat Right!
11. Health Care Ties To Get Stronger Between India And Britain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... On Dec. ... the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego honoring the 2016 MPN Heroes—eight individuals who have ... (MPNs) by going above and beyond the standard of care, demonstrating leadership within the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... Advanced Inc., a leading provider of travel therapy and travel nursing across ... Advanced Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2016. Jason previously served as Vice ... leadership experience to Advanced Inc. He began his career in finance at Ernst & ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... the Open Enrollment Period (or Annual Election Period), is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare ... plan (Part C) or prescription drug plan (Part D) need to make changes during ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... interview of two ostomy patients, standing as living proof that attitude and determination ... digestive diseases and issues that spike around the holidays. This campaign will offer ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... Health" in USA Today, which covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized ... fulfilling lives. “We are prolonging life 6 years in the last 3 decades,” ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 According to a ... by Product (Instruments, Reagents, Software), Technology (Immunoassay, Clinical ... Nephrology, Infectious Diseases) - Forecast to 2021" published ... USD 60.22 Billion in 2016. This market is ... during the forecast period (2016-2021) to reach USD ...
(Date:12/2/2016)...  The Addiction Treatment Advisory Group (ATAG), created ... Pharmacy (AMCP), has released detailed findings on how ... addiction crisis, including through improved access to naloxone ... newly released paper, "The Role of Managed Care ... issues around gaps and barriers to addiction treatment ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) ... assets and capabilities of the Neovasc, Inc., (NASDAQ: ... as well as a 15% equity stake in Neovasc, ... Neovasc advanced biological tissue business makes elements used in ... System. * Upon completion of the transaction, the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: