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Epidemiology of Hearing Loss in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Veterans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018486
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Diabetes Tinnitus Hearing Loss

Study Type : Observational
Official Title: Epidemiology of Hearing Loss in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Veterans
Study Start Date : April 1999
Study Completion Date : March 2004

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Any participants over 21 years of age and under 80 who do not have an end-stage disease

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Locations
United States, Oregon
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018486     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPID-018-98F
First Posted: July 5, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: December 2004

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Tinnitus
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms