Visit Your Dentist

Visit Your DentistOver 80% of Americans report experiencing a fear of visiting the dentist. But without regular cleaning and check ups, people with diabetes are at an increased risk for gum disease and other oral health problems. If you haven’t had your six-month check up, pick up the phone and make an appointment today. The consequences are far scarier then the dentist’s chair.

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Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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by Brenda Bell
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...
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