Studies indicate that diabetics are twice as likely to develop hearing loss than those without blood glucose problems. Even folks with prediabetes are 30% more likely to experience hearing loss, as well. Diabetics should get free hearing screenings early (and regularly) to get appropriate treatment options.
Base of the thumb arthritis can cause severe pain, loss of strength, and difficulty in doing daily tasks. This Davenport surgeon can help patients find relief through many customized non-surgical treatments such as a topical arthritis gel. If extreme pain persists, there are very successful surgical options as well.
This less-invasive, robotic-assisted surgery means a reduction in post-op pain, reduced morphine consumption, a reduced length of stay at the facility or the possibility of outpatient procedures for joint-replacement patients.
Does your medical insurance cover hearing care costs? A hearing expert answers this critical question for those concerned about covering future hearing aid costs. Learn the huge difference between true benefits versus wholesale buyers' club coverage.