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Early Detection of Type 2 Diabetes In Children and Adolescents

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Following are assessment techniques that are easily implemented into routine dental hygiene practice.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the relationship between periodontal diseases and type 2 diabetes.
  2. Identify the components of the medical history and physical assessment that may reveal signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes in pediatric and adolescent patient populations.
  3. Discuss the practice implications for oral health professionals in the effort to support early detection of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.

This course was published in the December 2017 issue and expires December 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


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