Diligent diabetes control increases crash risk

2019-03-01 11:10:00

By Alison Motluk LAWS that require drivers with diabetes to keep their blood sugar in the normal range may be backfiring: the most diligent are also most likely to have a crash. People with diabetes have trouble controlling their blood sugar level, but if it is too high or too low it can lead to a coma or blackout. In many countries, including the UK, Canada and the US, drivers with diabetes must assess their blood sugar control. Often used is a blood test for haemoglobin A1c,