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Re: [IP] FAA

Thanks for the replies.  I'll try to find that article from Diabetes

I agree that it is irritating when people tell me that my life has to stop.
I'll send a post when I get my medical back.

> >        I know that they say you can't fly if you have
> > diabetes BUT thee have
> > been pilots that are now diabetic.  You just can't fly a
> > small one pilot
> > plane.  So there must be a way to get what you need back.
> > please let me know if you get it, I am so tired of pwople
> > telling me that
> > since i have diabetes my life has to stop.  So i am 100% behind you.
> The rules have been changed for Type 1 diabetics.  It's not a blanket
> restriction.  IIRC, a diabetic seeking a license must demonstrate good
> control with no hypo episodes for a specific period of time (1 year?).
> While flying (piloting), s/he must test every two hours and before takeoff
> and landing, and at no time may BG be below 100.  And it isn't restricted
> multiple pilot aircraft.  Diabetes Forecast had a cover article about this
> two or three years ago.
> I've not heard of any rule changes for Type 2 diabetics: those are
> on a case by case basis.

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