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Ogbera Anthonia Okeoghene

Department of Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Awareness and Oral Self-Care Practices of Diabetic Patients at a Tertiary Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria
    Author(s): Oyapero Afolabi* and Ogbera Anthonia Okeoghene

    Background: Diabetes mellitus is a diverse group of metabolic disorders initiated by either a lack of insulin, resistance to its effects, or both. The oral cavity and its associated structures are also affected by the local and systemic effects of this condition. The aim of this study was thus to determine the oral health awareness and oral self-care practices of a group of patients registered for care at the diabetic clinic of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State (Lasuth). Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted at Lasuth. The study included 120 respondents. A structure interviewer administered questionnaire was used to assess the social background, medical history, utilization of dental services and the knowledge, values and attitude of the respondents towards oral health.. Read More»

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