Your glucose levels? You might choose to schedule a hearing evaluation, if you have diabetes. According to some 2008 study, individuals with diabetes are Two times as likely to experience hearing loss compared to individuals without diabetes. In addition, the analysis found that the trend also employed to pre-diabetics (people that are on the cusp of creating full-blown diabetes). They had a chance of developing hearing loss.
“In accordance with the American Diabetes Association, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and 34.5 million have some form of hearing loss, making them among the most prevalent health concerns in the country. Understanding the risks associated with diabetes and hearing loss is important in preventing any further complications from occurring.”
Read more at https://www.healthyhearing.com/report/52369-Diabetics-twice-as-likely-to-have-hearing-loss
So what does this mean for us? If you have diabetes, you need to have your hearing checked to make sure you aren’t currently missing out on the dialogue. And if you do not have diabetes, there are some things you can do to avoid it as recommended by healthline.com:
- Cut sugar and processed carbohydrates from your diet
- Work out frequently
- Cease smoking
- Drink lots of water
Remember though some things are out of your control, such as era or your genes. Read more here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/prevent-diabetes
What’s fascinating is that these measures can also help improve your hearing health! When you have diabetes or not is be knowledgeable about your health. Get active, eat well and, by all means, receive a hearing test!
CaptionCall is an ambassador for hearing loss wellness and also an advocate for Those Who Have hearing loss. CaptionCall encourages people everywhere to seek treatment when hearing loss is identified, and to manage their hearing health through routine hearing evaluations. CaptionCall is committed to assisting individuals with hearing loss remain socially engaged for a longer, happier life.
Written By John Apgar, Marketing Coordinator