The connection between diabetes and heart disease starts with high blood sugar levels. These two are the most common causes of death as they are closely related to each other and bring on a variety of other health risks. There are many factors that affect your body in ways that would increase the risk of these diseases.
Research is determined to find these factors that may increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases, which would give you a better sense of how you can take care of your body and what signs to look for. One of these factors is gum disease. Can cleaning your teeth protect against diabetes and heart disease? Watch the video below to see what this research is all about!