Diabetes linked to hearing impairments!

According to new research/studies its been noted that ‘diabetes ‘may impair the hearing ability by damaging theĀ  auditory system.Doctors should now include hearing tests in managing type 2 diabetes, it is advised!

The association between ‘diabetes’ and’ hearing impairment’ tends to be stronger in studies that included younger participants , in itself lending weight to the notion..In older samples/groups other age related causes leading to hearing impairment masks the contribution of diabetes to the impairment

Deccan Herald.

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