EFP highlights perio-diabetes link on World Diabetes Day
The EFP marks World Diabetes Day on November 14 by issuing a reminder of the important links between periodontitis and diabetes and emphasising the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat both diseases.
Azerbaijani perio society takes Perio & Diabetes project to key conference
Cavid Ahmedbeyli, president of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology gave a lecture entitled “Periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus: key points” at the International Conference of Endocrinologists in Baku, organized by Azerbaijani Society of Endocrinology, on February 23.
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.
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.
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.