Study: Adults with diabetes least likely to go to dentist

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- There's a new concern about how adults with diabetes are managing their health.

A new study shows they're consistently the least likely to go to the dentist.

This is despite having a greater risk for problems like inflammation around the gums that can actually make their diabetes worse.

So take this as a reminder - everyone - but especially if you have diabetes, you should be getting a dental check-up at least once a year.


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