When it comes to diabetes, controlling the blood sugar is key. People with diabetes are more susceptible to all sorts of infections and medical problems, like gum disease. People with diabetes are more likely to have gum disease compared to people without diabetes. And what’s worse is that presence of gum disease makes controlling the diabetes harder. It’s like a 2 way street. Gum disease makes diabetes harder to control and diabetes leads to gum disease. We can help stop this vicious cycle by treating the gum disease and making sure it stays away so it doesn’t make matters worse. >Learn more about gum disease.