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5/13/2016
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Does hearing loss make it difficult to discuss diabetes with your healthcare professional? Read more...
 
 
Does hearing loss make it difficult to discuss diabetes with your healthcare professional?  According to a recent study by SUNY Downstate Medical Center, there is possible linkage between hearing health and diabetes.
 
“There is compelling evidence that diabetes can damage the auditory system, and that clinicians should include hearing testing in managing type 2 diabetes.”
 
Read more at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160422163431.htm
 
If you or someone you know has been dealing with type 2 diabetes, maybe it’s time to consider getting a hearing test.  The Science Daily article states that the association between diabetes and hearing loss wasn’t made in all cases; however, it was shown in many. Being aware of this may provide the necessary motivation for you or someone you love to seek treatment early.
 
CaptionCall is an active advocate for people with hearing loss.  We encourage people with hearing loss to seek treatment early and to actively manage their hearing health.  Our mission is to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected for a longer, happier, healthier life!
 
Written by John Apgar, CaptionCall Marketing Coordinator