[Comparative analysis of dependence of saliva sorbitol and fructosamine levels on blood glucose level in patients with diabetes]

Biomed Khim. 2004;50(6):612-4.
[Article in Russian]


The possibility of determination of sorbitol and fructosamine in saliva has been studied in healthy volunteers and patients with diabetes. The dependence of these metabolites levels in saliva on blood glucose level was demonstrated. It is concluded that saliva sorbitol and fructosamine levels measurements may be used as diagnostic tests in diabetes and serve as indicators of efficacy of therapy in diabetes.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Biomarkers / analysis
  • Blood Glucose / analysis*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / metabolism*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Fructosamine / analysis*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Saliva / metabolism*
  • Sorbitol / analysis*


  • Biomarkers
  • Blood Glucose
  • Fructosamine
  • Sorbitol