A Comparative Evaluation of Blood Glucose and Salivary Glucose Levels in Diabetic Patients –A Pilot Study

1Dr.G. Anuradha*, Dr. Arvind Muthukrishnan and Dr. Vishnu Priya Veeraraghavan

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Abstract:

Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterised by hyperglycemia because of absolute or relative insufficiency of insulin secretion and\ or concomitant resistance to the metabolic action of insulin on target tissues. According to the Diabetes International Federation report, in 2017 there were 451 million people with diabetes worldwide and is expected to increase to 693 million by 2045. (1) India is one among the top few countries with an increased burden of diabetes with its prevalance increasing from 26.0 million in 1990 to 65.0 million in 2016 (2).

Keywords:

Pilot Study, Comparative Evaluation, Blood Glucose.

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages6778-6791