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[IP] Re:ADA study on diabetic drivers

in KS, it is a year for seizure free to get your license back, but i do;nt
think the person i knew paid higher premiums

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> I just received an e-mail newsletter from the ADA and one of the topics
> increased traffic mishaps of people who use insulin (particularly type
> They are doing a study to collect more data on the subject. I hope this
> going to make my car insurance go up just because I have type 1 DM. We
> all use good common sense and check our blood glucose before getting
behind the
> wheel; we could kill somebody. I have heard that people with seizure
> must take their medication regularly and remain seizure free for a certain
> period of time to keep their driver's licenses, but do they have to pay
> insurance premiums? I am all for making the roads safer for everyone but I
> the insurance people don't use the data from this study to gouge our
> more than they already do.
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