Focus on Oral Care

Did you know people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease compared to people without diabetes? For American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total has joined with the American Diabetes Association to spread awareness about the link between diabetes and oral care. A picture is worth a thousand numbers. Check it out below. Then learn more about how to improve YOUR oral health regimen.

 

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Last Modified Date: November 18, 2013

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by Lindsey Guerin
As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...