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I want to learn how to drive next year

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by Alex_B, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. Alex_B

    Alex_B Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i want to learn how to drive next year but don't know the procedure of being diabetic and taking lessons? Will they not let me drive if my sugar is running high? I'm a bit worried about it and need to know the basics before I decide to pay for lessons and that? Any advice?
     
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  2. Kim Possible

    Kim Possible Type 1 · Expert

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    Legally, there is no upper BG limit for driving.
    But you cannot driving if you are hypo; the recommendation is not to drive if your BG is below 5.0.

    If you have good management of your diabetes, you should not have any problems with driving.

    As with tiredness, flu, etc. you should not drive if you are not capable of controlling a potentially lethal piece of machinery.
     
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