Non-invasive glucose monitoring systems along with modern insulin analogues and insulin delivery systems have made flying possible again for insulin-treated pilots, a new review has concluded. According to a review article by doctors working for the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority, regulatory authorities in many countries have accepted that the risks from diabetes in pilots are ...
Type 1 diabetes
Chocks away: Pilots should not be grounded because of insulin-treated diabetes
By Mardi Chapman
31 Mar 2021