Diabetes Archives - Mt. Harrison Audiology

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is the inability of a the body to process carbohydrates.  This can be due to insulin resistance, (type 2 diabetes), or due to lack of insulin production, (type 1 diabetes).  When the body cannot remove sugar from the blood stream, it can cause damage to both...

Hearing Loss and Diabetes

There is a strong link between high blood sugar and hearing loss.  The cochlea, or end organ of hearing, is extremely sensitive to changes in our blood chemistry.  Any disease which affects the heart or kidneys (the main filter for our blood) will also affect the...