Topic: Systemic Links to Periodontal Disease Examples: Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Type II Diabetes, Pregnancy, Osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, autoimmune disorders, etc. Assignment: Write a ONE-page essay (typed, 12 pt. font, double spaced) describing what periodontal disease is and discuss one or more of the systemic links to periodontal disease. References: References must be from the SJCC library web database or hard copy texts, and must be scholarly articles. Must include at least 1 reference at the end of your essay. Please provide the title of the article, name of Journal, and date of publication Reference Example: Works Cited (MLA) or References (APA) Page: See SJCC Library website for citation help: (MLA) Author Last name, First name. Title of Book: Subtitle. City of publication: Publisher, Year. Print. (APA) Dade, C. (1999). Form and style: Research papers, reports, theses. (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. *It is not necessary to write a formal MLS or APA reference list- Example Alzheimer’s disease and peripheral infections: The possible contribution from periodontal infections, model and hypothesis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2008) *If you use thoughts, sentences, or ideas that are not your own in your essay, you must cite properly in MLS or APA format.