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Introduction - Diabetic Patient
Periodontal Management of the Diabetic Patient provides information to assist clinicians in understanding the diabetes mellitus disease state and how it affects the course and treatment of periodontal diseases. The course reviews the manifestations and epidemiology of diabetes mellitus, its control and measures. It also reviews periodontal risk factors and indicators and the goals of periodontal therapies. Finally, the effects of uncontrolled diabetes on periodontal disease are discussed, as well as the effects of uncontrolled periodontal disease on diabetes mellitus. The objective of the course is to review the rationale for the importance of diagnosing and treating periodontal disease as a necessary part of the diabetic patient’s overall healthcare.
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Pam Hughes RDH, MS; Maria Goldie RDH, MS
This course will review global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It explores prevention and treatment approaches, connections to oral health, and specific treatment plans for each condition. (This is Part 1 of a 2-part series on women, aging and oral health. Part 2 is available in the dentalcare.com CE library.)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
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