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Oral Health and Diabetes for Patients Experiencing Homelessness
Fact Sheet

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Oral Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships.

Keywords: Persons Experiencing Homelessness.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Network for Oral Health Access (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: NNOHA and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council partnered to develop this fact sheet on oral health and diabetes for patients experiencing homelessness. This purpose is to highlight linkages between periodontal disease, diabetes, and homelessness, as well as address, frequently asked questions related to understanding and caring for individuals who are experiencing homelessness.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit