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The relationship between diabetes and oral health status, and dental visits among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian elders (April 2021 Article 3)
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JADA April 2021

Background. American Indian (AI), Alaska Native (AN), and Native Hawaiian (NH) populations report higher rates of diabetes, poorer oral health, and fewer dental visits than their peers. The authors aimed to identify relationships between oral health and dental visits and diabetes diagnosis among AI, AN, and NH elders.

Keywords. Oral health; American Indian; elder; Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian; aging; dental; diabetes.