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Periodontitis, edentulism and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study
  1. Zuila Albuquerque Taboza1,
  2. Katia Linhares Costa1,
  3. Virginia Régia Silveira2,
  4. Flavia Aparecida Furlaneto3,
  5. Renan Montenegro Jr4,
  6. Stefanie Russell5,
  7. Ananda Dasanayake5,
  8. Rodrigo O Rego2,5
  1. 1Department of Clinical Dentistry, Graduate Program in Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
  2. 2Division of Periodontics, Department of Dentistry, School of Dentistry at Sobral, Federal University of Ceara, Sobral, Ceará, Brazil
  3. 3Department of Surgery and Bucco-Maxillofacial Traumatology and Periodontology, School of Dentistry at Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
  4. 4Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
  5. 5Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rodrigo O Rego; rodrigorego{at}yahoo.com

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  • Contributors ROR conceptualized the study and wrote the manuscript. AD conducted the data analysis and aided in writing the paper. ZAT collected the data and contributed to writing the manuscript. RMJr and SR contributed to writing, editing and revising the manuscript. FAF and VRS reviewed and edited the manuscript. KLC collected the data and reviewed the manuscript. All authors gave final approval and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding This study was sponsored by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Ministry of Education, Brazil (Grants: Estagio Senior 99999.002461/2015-03 and PROCAD NF 2313/2008), and Ceara State Research Foundation (FUNCAP), Ceara State Department of Science and Technology, Brazil (Grant 266.0100/09).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The Ethics Committees of the Federal University of Ceara and the State University of the Acarau Valley, Brazil.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors ROR conceptualized the study and wrote the manuscript. AD conducted the data analysis and aided in writing the paper. ZAT collected the data and contributed to writing the manuscript. RMJr and SR contributed to writing, editing and revising the manuscript. FAF and VRS reviewed and edited the manuscript. KLC collected the data and reviewed the manuscript. All authors gave final approval and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding This study was sponsored by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Ministry of Education, Brazil (Grants: Estagio Senior 99999.002461/2015-03 and PROCAD NF 2313/2008), and Ceara State Research Foundation (FUNCAP), Ceara State Department of Science and Technology, Brazil (Grant 266.0100/09).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The Ethics Committees of the Federal University of Ceara and the State University of the Acarau Valley, Brazil.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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