Posts Tagged ‘diabetes mellitus’
Diabetes And Your Dental Health
Diabetes (also called diabetes mellitus) is a chronic systemic disease which affects your body’s ability to process sugars in your food. As a result, a diabetic patient will have a high blood glucose (sugar) level which can cause a host of issues including problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, and heart. Diabetes can also lower your…Read More
Can Your Dentist Help Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer?
Pancreatic cancer is a malignancy, originating from transformed cells in tissues forming the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer is ranked #4 amongst cancer related deaths today. Difficulty in detection, leads to diagnosis in later stages, resulting in a low cure rate. Pancreatic cancer is responsible for about 40,000 deaths a year in the United States alone. Early diagnosis is…Read More