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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 144-146


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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 : 10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0035

How to cite : Priyanka V, Maloth K N, A pilot study on utility of salivary glucose levels to monitor diabetes mellitus. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2018;4(3):144-146

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