Oral health professionals should be knowledgeable about this metabolic disorder’s pathophysiology, characteristics, systemic and oral health manifestations, and oral care considerations.
AGD Subject Code: 149
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence and risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- Explain the treatment for T2DM.
- Identify oral manifestations of this metabolic disorder in addition to patient management strategies.
This course was issued in December 2022 and expires December 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.