JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.74, no.12, pp.1789-1795, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
children, clinical trials, controlled, diabetes mellitus, insulin-dependent, oral health, periodontium, peroxidases, saliva/analysis, INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETICS, ORAL-HEALTH, COLLAGENASE ACTIVITY, PEROXIDASE SYSTEM, WHOLE SALIVA, RAT GINGIVA, DISEASE, ADOLESCENTS, IDDM, PATHOGENESIS
Background: The aim of this study was to determine whether detectable periodontal destruction and alterations in the salivary status were present with duration of diabetes in children with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (type 1 DM) as compared to healthy controls.