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Can missing my insulin shot complicate my oral health?

It may complicate your diabetes, nutrition, and the way you feel. If you have poor control of your diabetes, you are more likely to have gum disease, tooth decay, and a greater chance at experiencing symptoms like dry mouth and bad breath. Keeping your blood sugar levels optimal by following your doctor's advice is the most important thing you can do to prevent both diabetic and oral health complications.

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