Oral MetS: Oral Pathobiont Impact on Intestinal Microbiota in Metabolic Syndrome Pilot Study Save

Date Added
November 18th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00039196
Researcher
Keith Kirkwood
Keywords
Diabetes, Periodontal Disease
Summary

Patients with Type 2 diabetes often have more gum disease. The bacteria is the gut help to determine the body's immune system and may influence both gum disease and diabetes. This project will look at the impact of the oral bacteria on the gut bacteria in patients with both diabetes and gum disease compared with control subjects.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Lynn West
792-6101
westjl@musc.edu

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