Hearing aids and diabetes

More than 400 million people worldwide have diabetes according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Singapore has its fair share too and the reasons for the high prevalence of diabetes are complex. Asians appear to have a higher genetic predisposition to developing diabetes but hearing loss is a common complaint globally, and both ailments require professional health care solutions. So if you, or your loved ones, are losing your hearing then it's important to consult a good, professional hearing care consultant, like Clariti, as soon as possible.

Blood, sugar and nerves

Underlying health conditions surfaced during the Covid 19 pandemic and often more than one thing can go wrong at the same time in any situation. The association between type 2 diabetes and hearing loss is still a matter for ongoing research by leading scientists and audiologists but diabetes can cause nerve damage in your ears. Over time, high blood sugar levels can damage small blood vessels and nerves in your inner ear. Low blood sugar over time can damage how the nerve signals travel from the inner ear to your brain. Both types of nerve damage can lead to hearing loss. A recent study found that hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes as it is in those who don't have diabetes. If you, or your loved ones, are suffering from hearing loss and diabetes, your situation may become complicated.

Professional healthcare solutions

If you are already suffering from diabetes then you must see a medical doctor, change your diet and exercise routines and take medications as advised. You may be unaware that you have diabetes but you won’t avoid treating diabetes by ignoring your symptoms. The same is true if you, or your loved ones, are suffering from hearing loss. You must visit a good, professional hearing care consultant, like Clariti, and have your hearing checked. Clariti offers free hearing checks and our team of professional hearing care consultants can help you to find and fit a suitable hearing aid, or hearing aids, from our selection of premium brands that will restore your hearing and your quality of life
Wearing and maintaining a suitable hearing aid are just like any other health care solution and Clariti’s consultants can help you with this after you begin wearing your new hearing aids. Please don’t hesitate to book an appointment with one of our professional hearing consultants at Clariti for a free hearing check and some good, professional hearing care solutions. If you are suffering from diabetes and hearing loss we can at least solve half of your problems.


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