Hearing Problems And DiabetesThe Diabetes Site
By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com
You may be familiar with some of the complications associated with diabetes, such as vision problems, diabetic neuropathy, and kidney failure. Now a new study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism warns that people who have diabetes should listen up, because they may be at increased risk of developing hearing problems.
Diabetes affects all parts of the body
Diabetes is a metabolism disorder that has far-reaching effects, and it seems that researchers are finding new complications all the time. The latest one comes from a research team in Japan, which reports that individuals who have diabetes have more than a twofold prevalence of hearing impairment than people without diabetes.