IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 4011: Periodontal Treatment Experience Associated with Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Poor Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: A Case-Control Study

IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 4011: Periodontal Treatment Experience Associated with Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Poor Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: A Case-Control Study International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph16204011 Authors: Hsu Lin Chen Lee Lin Yen Huang Severe periodontitis is a risk factor for poor glycemic control. The appropriate medicaltreatment and plaque control of periodontitis positively affects blood-sugar control in diabetespatients. We aimed to identify the factors associated with glycemic control and examine theperiodontal treatment (PT) experience and oral health-related quality of life (OHQoL) for patientswith poor glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This multicenter case–control studyrecruited 242 patients with poor glycemic control and 198 patients with good glycemic control. Wecollected patients’ information through face-to-face interviews using a structured questionnaire.The Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) was used to measure OHQoL. Based on PT status, thepatients were classified into three groups: a non-periodontal disease group, a PT group, and a non-PT (NPT) group. Regression models were used to analyze the data. No interdental cleaning(adjusted odds ratio (aOR) = 1.78) and positive attitudes toward periodontal health (aOR = 1.11)were significantly more likely to be associated with poor glycemic control in patie...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research

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