Periodontal therapy appears to improve glycaemic control in chronic-periodontitis patients with type-2 diabetes
The association between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus is widely recognised and patients with well‐controlled glycated haemoglobin have a low risk of periodontitis, while risk increases exponentially as glycaemic control worsens. At the same time, periodontal treatment seems to improve glycaemic control.
Russian perio society takes message about diabetes to schools
On November 14, World Diabetes Day, members of the Russian Society of Periodontology visited schools and kindergartens in St Petersburg and other cities to explain the links between periodontal disease and diabetes.
Versions of Perio & Diabetes animation will be made in seven languages
The animated video Perio and Diabetes, produced by the EFP as a key tool within its recently launched Perio & Diabetes campaign, is to be released in seven new languages.
Perio & Diabetes campaign launches on World Diabetes Day
The EFP launched its latest outreach project, focusing on the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, on November 14, World Diabetes Day.
‘A crucial project for the EFP, which will increase awareness and bring resources to periodontology’ – Filippo Graziani
The Perio & Diabetes outreach campaign, launched by the EFP on November 14, is an essential project for the EFP, according to its co-ordinator Filippo Graziani.