Hearing Loss and Diabetes

Did you know that people who have diabetes have a much greater likelihood of hearing impairment? An article published by Health Day (Nov. 16, 2012) entitled "Hearing Loss Tied to Diabetes in Study" says that the link between diabetes and hearing loss was actually greater among those who were 60 or younger than among older adults. In fact the younger group of those with diabetes had over two and a half times greater likelihood of impaired hearing. Please press here for the article.