Characterization of hearing loss in aged type II diabetics

  title={Characterization of hearing loss in aged type II diabetics},
  author={Susan T Frisina and Frances M. Mapes and SungHee Kim and D Robert Frisina and Robert D. Frisina},
  journal={Hearing Research},
Presbycusis - age-related hearing loss - is the number one communicative disorder and a significant chronic medical condition of the aged. Little is known about how type II diabetes, another prevalent age-related medical condition, and presbycusis interact. The present investigation aimed to comprehensively characterize the nature of hearing impairment in aged type II diabetics. Hearing tests measuring both peripheral (cochlea) and central (brainstem and cortex) auditory processing were… CONTINUE READING


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