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


Prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus with saliva- A pilot study


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Author Details : V Priyanka, Kotya Naik Maloth*

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 16-18


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Abstract

Aim: To validate the usage salivary glucose levels to monitor type 2 diabetes.
Materials and Methods: 100 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients were included in the study. The fasting whole saliva and serum was collected and were analyzed for glucose by using autoanalyzer. The results were analyzed statistically.
Results: A Significant correlation was obtained between salivary and serum glucose levels in type 2 diabetic patients and in control group.
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 : 10.18231/j.jooo.2020.005

How to cite : Priyanka V, Maloth K N, Prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus with saliva- A pilot study. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2020;6(1):16-18

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