The World Diabetes Day was held today (14/11).
It is estimated that 3.5 million South African peoples, about 6% of the population, reported in 2012, suffer from diabetes, and many others do not diagnose.
The disease of the mosque is a possible complication of diabetes.
Studies that have emerged revealed that the link between a serious gum disease and diabetes may be two-way. Diabetics are more susceptible to serious gum disease, and gum disease can potentially affect blood glucose control, which, on the other hand, can contribute to the progression of diabetes.
Signs of gum disease may include red, painful, bleeding or swollen gums, loose teeth and chronic bad breath.
Studies show that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease, among those with diabetes, with a serious disease of the rubber charts added to the list ofOther complications associated with diabetes include heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease.