endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Chocks away: Pilots should not be grounded because of insulin-treated diabetes

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 ...

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