Diabetes and Hearing Loss Study
Study Name: Early Indices of Auditory Pathology in Young Adults with Diabetes
Principal Investigator: Christopher Spankovich, Au. D., Ph. D. M.P.H.
Phone: (352) 294-5101
What is the Study?
The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between diabetes, noise, and hearing loss in persons 18-28 years of age with Type 1 diabetes
Who can participate?
- Subjects (18-28 years of age) with type 1 diabetes and no known congenital (hearing loss since birth) hearing loss nor current external or middle ear infection
- Persons without diabetes for comparison of the same age and criteria indicated
- Non-smokers only
What do I have to do to participate?
The majority of testing will involve sitting in a comfortable chair and listening to sounds with the option of watching a closed captioned movie. The duration of testing will take approximately 2.5 hours. Subjects will be compensated for their participation.
This study is no longer actively recruiting participants.