Ear, Nose and Throat Blog

Diabetes and ENT care?

Diabetes and ENT care? It isn't an obvious connection, but watch for tidbits as today is Diabetes Alert Day.

Diabetic patients are 2x as likely to have hearing loss as a non-diabetic. Hearing screenings should be added to their list of annual exams.  Many diabetics have chronic sinus issues (diabetes impacts immune system). Fixed sinuses=cleared infections & better controlled blood sugar. 

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