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Diabetes and Dental Health in Thibodaux

[] Apr 9, 2015 2:02:00 PM / by Sheard A. Ber, D.D.S. posted in Diabetes


Diabetes is a common condition affecting the body’s ability to produce insulin.  Currently, nearly 16 million Americans have received a diabetes diagnosis, with Type 2 occurring most frequently.  Diabetes can have a number of complications, especially when not properly controlled.  Nerve damage is quite common, and many patients report neuropathy, particularly in their extremities.  Additionally, there is an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, skin infections, eye problems, and a number of dental complications.


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