Vol. 3 Núm. 1 (2020): January - June
Control of glucose levels in patients with periodontitis in the ucsg periodontics clinics semester a-2019 - Control de niveles de glucosa en pacientes con periodontitis en las clinicas de periodoncia ucsg semestre a-2019
Objective: Diabetes is considered a modifier of periodontal disease; it is important to consider HbA1c in patients with periodontal disease in order to determine the degree of progression found by patients in the periodontics clinics I and II of the UCSG Semester A 2019. Materials and Methods: cross-sectional, longitudinal and analytical research, measures prevalence of the exposure and effect of diabetes and periodontitis with a sample of 36 patients who are diagnosed with Periodontitis and who have a history of diabetes for 6 weeks, were examined in the clinical laboratory, After data collection, where all the results obtained from the research work were entered to perform the statistics obtained. Grade A decreased considerably from 44.44% to 16.67%, the percentage of patients in grade B remained at 50% while patients with grade C increased from 5.56% to 33.33%. Discussion: Of 36 patients 17 are diabetic, 13 at high risk of diabetes and 6 healthy. The age range with the highest prevalence was 50-59 years and the most prevalent gender in diabetes was 30.56% in men; After performing the HbA1c test, the diagnosis of periodontitis referring to Grade changes completely, keeping Grade B at 50% but Grade C increases to 33.33% and Grade A 16.67%.