Hearing disorders in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

  title={Hearing disorders in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Agnete Parving and Claus Elberling and Viggo Balle and J Parbo and Anders Dejgaard and Hans Henrik Parving},
  journal={Audiology : official organ of the International Society of Audiology},
  volume={29 3},
The cochlear and retrocochlear hearing function was evaluated in patients with long- and short-term insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) by means of psychoacoustic testing and auditory brain stem responses (ABR). Twenty patients with diabetic microangiopathy (median age 41 years, range 25-66 years) were examined. The median duration of their diabetes was 26 years (range 13-46 years). In addition, 19 patients without microangiopathy (median age 27 years, range 17-42 years) and with a… CONTINUE READING