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Relation Between Pancreatic Cancer And Periodontal Disease

Dominique Michaud who is an assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) said, “Our study provides the first strong evidence that periodontal disease may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. This finding is of significance as it may provide some new insights into the mechanism of this highly fatal disease.” This statement was made after HSPH and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute undertook......
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High Levels Of Blood Sugar – Increased Chances Of Periodontal Disease

African American man smiling and sitting in dental chair
Periodontal disease and type-II diabetes have a strong connection as the latter has been found to be a major cause of the oral disorder commonly known as gum disease. Another relationship between these two illnesses is that if a person suffers from periodontal or gum disease, their blood glucose level rises, thereby setting the stage for type-II diabetes. High blood sugar level can cause tooth...
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