Diabetes and Truck Driving

Anonymous
By Anonymous Latest Reply 2009-03-26 18:24:48 -0500
Started 2009-03-23 22:33:00 -0500

Since I learned that I am diabetic, I have begun a blog directed at long haul truckers who have diabetes. It's new and short, but it's a start.

http://diabetictrucker.blogspot.com

Have a look and feel free to comment!


12 replies

jsd2005
jsd2005 2009-03-26 18:24:48 -0500 Report

Sounds like a great start And useful to, not only for you but for your Dr. I hope it goes well.

Mamengineer
Mamengineer 2009-03-25 11:24:01 -0500 Report

I updated the blog today. I started with a gripe about Splenda ice creams and my own inability to read a label, then did a write up about a doctor written report that just ticked me off! Comments appreciated as always!

bigjrm45
bigjrm45 2009-03-24 23:50:14 -0500 Report

I will keep checking your blogs when I hit the road this summer in my RV, I'll be hitting the flying J for pit stops thank you.

lipsie
lipsie 2009-03-24 13:26:29 -0500 Report

Hiya, I just looked into it myself and wanted to say what a nice job you've done! It looks real good! Sheila

Sarguillo
Sarguillo 2009-03-24 12:47:27 -0500 Report

Nice blog. I a in the warehousing industry and deal with truckers all day long. Good friend of mine, T2, but taking insulin, the state pulled his license. Even though at the hearing, His doctor came forward and stated (via a letter) that he was under good control and felt he had no issues to drive. My doctor has told me not to inform DMV that I am diabetic untill he tells me its time to inform them. Had another friend who had a hazzard material added to his license, but had to remove it so that he wouldnt have to pass the phyical for that. Its hard on drivers. My hat is off to drivers who can still drive.

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