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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


A pilot study on utility of salivary glucose levels to monitor diabetes mellitus


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Author Details: V Priyanka*,Kotya Naik Maloth

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 144

Article End Page : 146


Abstract

Aim: To utilize salivary glucose levels as a measure to monitor Diabetes mellitus.
Materials and Methods: The fasting whole saliva and serum was collected from 100 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and were analyzed for glucose. The results were analyzed statistically.
Results: In this study a good correlation was observed between salivary and serum glucose levels.
Conclusion: Salivary glucose levels can serve as a marker in diagnosing and monitoring type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Salivary glucose, Serum glucose.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0035