New Study Further Confirms How Diabetes Leads to Gum Disease

A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome affected by diabetes causes a shift in the likelihood of disease. The microbiome is the microorganisms that coexist with our own cells. We depend on a vast army of microbes to stay alive. Microbiome protects us against germs, breaks down food to release energy, and produces vitamins." Hence, when microbiome is affected by diseases such as diabetes, it has been hypothesized that we are more [...]