M Ganesh

Department of Biochemistry, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, India


  • Research   
    Relationship between Serum and Salivary Estimation of Glucose and TNF-? in Patients with Type-II Diabetes
    Author(s): Vedavalli Subramanian, Muthukumar Santhanakrishnan*, Nizar Ahmed, M Ganesh and P Kennedy Kumar

    Background: The relationship between diabetes mellitus and chronic periodontitis has gained immense significance amongst researchers worldwide. Diabetes mellitus and periodontitis has an established bidirectional relationship. Evidence suggest that in people with type II diabetes, periodontitis is associated with higher blood glucose levels and it worsens the complications of diabetes mellitus. Materials and Methods: This study was carried out in 18 subjects from the Outpatient Department of Periodontology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai. Study was approved by the Institutional Ethical Committee. The selected subjects included Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with chronic periodontitis (CP). They were provided non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT), scaling. Blood and saliva samples were collected from the subjects on the day of NSPT, base.. Read More»

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