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Re: [IP] FAA

At 10:59 PM 3/15/01 -0600, you wrote:
 >Does anyone have any experience dealing with the FAA and getting a special
 >issuance medical certificate?  IDDM is a disqualifying condition, and I lost
 >my medical after I was diagnosed as a type I about 4 months ago. I have been
 >pumping for 1 week, and everything is going much better than on MDI.  I joke
 >with my children that I am now a cyborg.  My assimilation date was 3/6/01.
 >Steve McNabb
Steve,  I'm not sure if this is true, but I've heard somewhere (I think it 
was in my endo's office) that you can obtain a waver if you are on a 
pump.  Not sure but I remember hearing it.  Good luck.  Back in the old 
days (70's) they wouldn't even talk to you if you had DM.

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