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Mary Walsh

Mary Walsh is a contributing writer for Bristle. She is an experienced health writer, editor, and communications strategist based in San Francisco, CA.

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Mary Walsh

Type 1 Diabetes and Oral Health Care 
If you or your child have type 1 diabetes, you are likely to be quite aware of the ways the disease can impact day-to-day. However, something less talked about that’s a part of that day-to-day is oral health care. 
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How type 2 diabetes impacts your oral health—and what you can do about it  
Did you know that diabetes can impact oral health? And that oral health may impact your diabetes? Keeping your mouth healthy and happy is one way to help keep yourself healthy, and if you have type 2 diabetes, this is especially important. 
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Diabetes & Your Oral Microbiome
Poor oral health and diabetes are connected, but how? Read on to learn more.
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5 tips for a healthy mouth & why it can impact your heart health
Learn more about how keeping a healthy mouth may help with heart health. 
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Understanding your Oral Microbiome & Gum Disease
Your oral microbiome is key to understanding your oral health and risk of gum disease. Here we cover how oral bacteria cause gum disease and how to prevent it.
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