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Bedford, Massachusetts 01730


Purpose:

Diabetes is a prevalent and costly disease among users of VA care. Goals of diabetes care include the prevention and/or delay of complications via adequate glycemic control. Improvements in periodontal status may also improve diabetes control.


Study summary:

Background: Diabetes is a prevalent and costly disease among users of VA care. Goals of diabetes care include the prevention and/or delay of complications via adequate glycemic control. Improvements in periodontal status may also improve diabetes control. Objectives: This project will determine the efficacy of a program of periodontal screening and therapy in improving the level of glycemic control in poorly controlled diabetics. Methods: Status: Subject accrual is complete. Data collection is ongoing.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: Patients must have diabetes mellitus, and HbAlc >9, >8 teeth, and CPITN scores of 3 or 4 in, at least 2 sextants of the mouth, indicating moderate to high peridontal treatment need. Exclusion Criteria:


NCT ID:

NCT00012688


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Judith A. Jones, DDS DSc MPH
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 22, 2017

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