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What blood Sugar level is considered to high to drive a FLT

Discussion in 'Jobs and Employment' started by Rsspeedy_, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. Rsspeedy_

    Rsspeedy_ Type 2 · Newbie

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    I recently had a random medical at work and have been restricted from driving my forklift as he said my blood sugar level was too high I have been driving for 2 1/2 years at this job without a day of sick and none of the related symptoms. I have been searching for what is the lvl range for driving and DVLA does not state any sugar lvls is 8.3 low enough to resume driving my FLT?
     
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    copepod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I can't imagine that DVLA will say anything about driving fork lift trucks, as they don't routinely go on public roads. What treatment do you have to reduce your blood glucose levels? Diet / exercise / weight reduction (if needed) / medication (if needed)?
     
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    Rsspeedy_ Type 2 · Newbie

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    I am on Metformin but have been back to Doctor who gave me note saying I am fit for normal duties and said that he now knows why doctors are over run with people being referred to them when still safe to drive
     
  4. james11

    james11 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Dvla are mainly concerned with low blood levels rather than high..as far as i know there isnt a level for highs...hgv driver on insulin...ask your company what they are basing thier decision on
     
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