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Xerostomia

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Vidya Sury loves her work as a writer, editor and blogger. On really busy days her time off is restricted to playing with her dust bunnies and celebrating the little things. She loves coffee, people, cooking, books, writing, photography, travel and social media - and showing her diabetes who's boss.
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Xerostomia or dry mouth occurs when the salivary glands in your mouth don’t produce enough saliva. Causes are dehydration, anxiety, nervousness, diabetes and diabetic neuropathy. Avoid alcohol, suck on ice cubes, increase fluid intake to produce enough saliva to wash mouth bacteria and neutralize mouth acids preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Oral health and…

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Teeth and diabetes #lifehacksfordiabetics

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Vidya Sury loves her work as a writer, editor and blogger. On really busy days her time off is restricted to playing with her dust bunnies and celebrating the little things. She loves coffee, people, cooking, books, writing, photography, travel and social media - and showing her diabetes who's boss.
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Truly, diabetics are sweet. And so is their saliva, when the diabetes is not under control. This leads to higher-than-usual levels of glucose in the saliva, and this means a higher risk of dental decay. And we know what dental bills can be like, eh? What to do? Easy. Keep your teeth and gums healthy….

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