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  • Hearing Loss Is Common in People with Diabetes
    Date: 10 Feb 2017

    Hearing loss is a common problem caused by aging, disease, heredity, and noise. Approximately, 17 percent of American adults — 36 million people — report some degree of hearing loss.   Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Affecting […]

  • Why are hearing aids so expensive?
    Date: 10 Feb 2017

    Some people ask why are hearing aids expensive. Approximately 48 million Americans report a significant hearing loss.  Among adults aged 70 and older with hearing loss who could benefit from hearing aids, fewer than one in three has ever used them. The majority of the people that need hearing assistance don’t receive it.  Why is […]

  • Tinnitus- Ringing in your Ears
    Date: 10 Feb 2017

      Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no external noise is present. It is most commonly described as ringing in the ears, but patients may also perceive hissing, whooshing, roaring, or buzzing. According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, over 50 million Americans experience some form of […]