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Driver with type 1 diabetes dies during collision with lorry after suffering “diabetic episode”

A 47-year-old man who died after his BMW crashed into a lorry had a “diabetic episode” at the wheel, an inquest has heard.

Paul Hull, who had type 1 diabetes, was travelling southbound down the A46 in Lincolnshire when his BMW 320d collided with an oncoming lorry on October 22, 2014.

An inquest held at the Lincoln Cathedral Centre was told that Mr Hull suffered a diabetic episode that led him to lose control of the car.

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Driving with diabetes: Why cracks in the new EU guidelines are starting to show

A nurse with type 1 diabetes from Exeter has won her driving license back from the DVLA after a successful campaign which ended up reaching Prime Minister David Cameron.

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