Colgate Palmolive pioneered Oral Care for Diabetics. Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited has researched and developed a special toothpaste for people for diabetes, Colgate for Diabetics, through a collaboration with Dentists and Diabetes experts.
This launch aims to bring attention to the bidirectional link between Diabetes management and Oral Health
management and provide an effective solution for oral health problems faced by diabetics in an effort to help overall diabetes management.
A prominent research institution in the field of Diabetes—Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) and a leading oral health institution—Indian Society of Periodontology (ISP) came together to study the link between Diabetes and Oral Health. This study has been jointly published by these institutions with clear findings that the right oral care solutions, in addition to lifestyle changes, are crucial in overall diabetes management.
Colgate for Diabetics toothpaste is a clinically proven formula with a unique blend of ayurvedic ingredients such asMadhunashini, Neem, Jamun Seed Extract, and Amla. This special formula kills anaerobic bacteria in the mouth which is the root cause for many oral health problems for diabetics. This unique Ayurvedic blend is FDA approved and is available for sale at pharmacies both online and offline.
The current number of diabetics in India is 77 million, with around 43.9 million estimated left undiagnosed, making the country rank second worldwide, with the largest number of adults and children with diabetes.