Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes

American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

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"The great majority of people with diabetes do not have an impairment in their driving, and I applaud the ADA for their position," said Zonszein.

The bottom line for people with diabetes, said Lorber, is to "know what your sugar is before you start to drive, and don't drive if you're below 70 mg/dL."

More information

Read more about diabetes and driving at the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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