Periodontal Infection, Systemic Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance: Results from the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
Diabetes Care, 08/08/2012
Demmer RT et al. – Periodontal infection was associated with insulin resistance in a nationally representative U.S. sample of diabetes–free adults. These data support the role of inflammation as both mediator and effect modifier of the association.