Three-quarters of Australian drivers with type 1 diabetes, including many with impaired hypoglycemic awareness, don’t consistently check their blood glucose levels before driving, according to a recent survey. Current guidelines recommend that individuals with insulin-treated diabetes monitor their blood glucose levels before driving and every two hours during long-distance driving. But the survey of 539 ...
3 out of 4 people with diabetes don’t check their blood glucose before driving
By Dr Kate Marsh
20 Oct 2016