This is my first post. I’m really new to blogging. My husband has had diabetes for a number of years now, and my sister just sent me a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine showing that people with diabetes face double the risk of hearing loss than those without it. (My sister’s husband has had Type 1 diabetes since he was 19.)
Anyway, does anyone know anything about this? I am an audiologist in West Newton, Massachusetts, and so if this really is a risk for people with diabetes, then I want to make sure that not only should my husband and brother-in-law get their hearing checked, but maybe there’s something that can be done to make sure that anyone with diabetes get their hearing checked too? What do you think?