Gum Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Risks
Gum disease is linked to a number of health problems and with Diabetes it’s a double-edged sword.
Diabetics face high periodontal disease risks. And the reverse is true, too, because those who have diabetes risk factors are at even greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes when they neglect the signs of gum disease. Ongoing oral infections can make it very difficult to control blood sugar levels.