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Year 2020

Volume: 6 , Issue: 1

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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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: V Priyanka,Kotya Naik Maloth*

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

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Article First Page : 16

Article End Page : 18


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 No:-10.18231/j.jooo.2020.005