Diabetes and Hearing Loss – Part III

In the past couple of weeks (Part I and Part II) we have been reviewing Diabetes.  This week, in Part III, Hearing International will look at the connection of diabetes with hearing loss. As noted previously, patients with diabetes usually have a myriad of serious medical complications.   The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) indicates that the majority of adults with…

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Diabetes and Hearing Loss – Part II

A worldwide problem among patients with diabetes is the myriad of serious medical complications that often accompany the disease. Most adults with diabetes have cardiovascular disease risk factors such as hypertension and high cholesterol.  The risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes, such as stroke or a fatal cardiac event, is two to four times higher among adults…

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