Do You Have Diabetes? You May be at Risk for Hearing Loss

Two of the most common health problems in an aging population are diabetes and hearing loss. Individuals with diabetes have twice the incidence of hearing loss compared to those without diabetes and those with prediabetes have a 30% higher rate of hearing loss. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that the worldwide prevalence of disabling hearing loss affects 466 … Read More

Is There a Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss?

Concerned senior women doing blood sugar test at home

According to the American Diabetes Association, two of America’s most common health problems are diabetes and hearing loss. More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. And, there may be some overlap between these two groups. Research has found that hearing loss is twice as common in … Read More