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Review: could Diabetes mellitus cause Vertigo?

Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Diabetes mellitus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Aspirin.

We study 89,167 people who have Diabetes mellitus from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,089 have Vertigo (Dizziness). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (latest reports from 383,517 patients) are typically treated by Lantus, Glipizide, Victoza, Glyburide, Insulin, Metformin Hydrochloride.


Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,747 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 89,156 people who have diabetes mellitus are studied. Among them, 3,089 (3.46%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.24% of all the 1,286,948 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in diabetes mellitus reports

Gender of people who have diabetes mellitus and experienced Vertigo * :


Age of people who have diabetes mellitus and experienced Vertigo * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1,134 people, 36.71%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (314 people, 10.17%)
  3. Depression (301 people, 9.74%)
  4. Pain (188 people, 6.09%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (172 people, 5.57%)
  6. Osteoporosis (169 people, 5.47%)
  7. Cardiac disorder (152 people, 4.92%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (151 people, 4.89%)
  9. Blood cholesterol (137 people, 4.44%)
  10. Prophylaxis (116 people, 3.76%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Aspirin (786 people, 25.45%)
  2. Humalog (647 people, 20.95%)
  3. Lantus (583 people, 18.87%)
  4. Humulin n (432 people, 13.99%)
  5. Insulin (419 people, 13.56%)
  6. Humulin r (384 people, 12.43%)
  7. Lipitor (378 people, 12.24%)
  8. Metformin (376 people, 12.17%)
  9. Avandia (347 people, 11.23%)
  10. Lisinopril (341 people, 11.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Dizziness is not vertigo and strictly not dizziness but a sort of giddiness. It does affect balance and coordination. Headache is a pressure sensation.


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- Diabetes (84,910 reports)


Related symptom

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