A new study has found that Chromium, an essential mineral in humans that helps the hormone insulin function properly, can makes a big difference as well. Niacin-bound chromium (Cr-N) provides significantly more heart health benefits than chromium picolinate (Cr-P) in diabetic rats.
National Institutes of Health researchers have found the diabetes patients are more at risks to develop hearing problems than their counterparts who are not effected by the disease. The study that includes nearly 5,140 participants who are recorded to have some degree of hearing loss. The study , thus encourages the diabetes patients to go for a hearing check up regularly.
The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that there are atleast 23.6 million diabetes patients in the USA. This includes both the type1 (IDDM) and type 2 (NIDDM). More over, a large part of the population are not aware of the situation in them. Between the two, type 2 is posing more threat. It is growing at faster rate.