Diabetics Are at a Greater Risk for Hearing Loss

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By Molly Clifton

People who have diabetes are two times more likely than non-diabetics to have hearing problems.

That's the conclusion of a new study conducted in Japan.

Researchers say high blood glucose levels associated with diabetes can damage the nerves that help people hear.

They say their findings are independent of the effects of aging, or noisy environments.

 



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