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

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

Article : Open access

Article type : Research Article

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Year : 2020

Author : V. Priyanka, Kotya Naik Maloth

Page no : 16-18

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.