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Epidemiology of Hearing Loss in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Veterans

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: December 2004
The purpose of this study is to determine if individuals with diabetes are at increased risk of hearing impairment or tinnitus (the perception of ringing or noises in the ears or head). An important goal of this research is also to obtain a better understanding of possible interactions between hearing disorders and other chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Participation in this research will be for a few hours only, to be scheduled at the participant's convenience and according to the testing schedules of the different clinics involved.

Hearing Loss

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Epidemiology of Hearing Loss in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Veterans

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Study Start Date: April 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2004

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Any participants over 21 years of age and under 80 who do not have an end-stage disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00018486

United States, Oregon
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information Identifier: NCT00018486     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPID-018-98F
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 27, 2017