By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com
You may be familiar with some of the complications associated with diabetes, such as vision problems, diabetic neuropathy, and kidney failure. Now a new study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism warns that people who have diabetes should listen up, because they may be at increased risk of developing hearing problems.
Diabetes affects all parts of the body
Diabetes is a metabolism disorder that has far-reaching effects, and it seems that researchers are finding new complications all the time. The latest one comes from a research team in Japan, which reports that individuals who have diabetes have more than a twofold prevalence of hearing impairment than people without diabetes.