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ea0063gp123 | Diabetes: Late Complications | ECE2019

Four out of five patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have hearing loss

Abraham Abin , Verghese Ashish , Jacob Jubbin

Objectives: This study was undertaken to ascertain the prevalence of hearing loss (HL) in patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) and to understand its relationship with diabetic neuropathy.Materials and Methods: Patients between the ages of 30 to 60 years (both ages inclusive) with T2DM were recruited and divided in two groups. Group 1 with moderate to severe distal sensory-motor neuropathy (Michigan Diabetic Neuropathy Score >12) or Group 2 were those...