Diabetes may cause hearing loss in women, especially if thedisease isn’t controlled and managed, according to a study presented atTriological Society Annual Meeting and reported by HealthDay News.

The blood sugar disease is one of the leading causes ofdeath and disability in the United States, affecting almost 26 million peoplenationwide. The condition, in which the body either ignores insulin or doesn’tproduce enough, is also the fifth leading cause of death for Latinos. Now itseems diabetes may be affecting more than just blood sugar.