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Insulin Treated Diabetes Mellitus-Tips on Applying for a Federal Exemption

      Insulin Treated Diabetes Mellitus (ITDM):  Tips on applying for an exemption.  Call 718-701-5949 for an appointment. If you are a commercial driver using insulin to treat your diabetes, as you should be aware of already, you will need an exemption from the FMCSA in order to operate in Interstate Commerce.  The package […]

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DIabetes Risks Test

Drivers, according to the Center For Disease Control (CDC) 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, approximately 25.8 million or 8.3% of the population have diabetes mellitus.   Commercial drivers, especially OTR drivers who often spend weeks at a time away from home are at an increased risk of developing diabetes due to poor diet or nutrition, […]

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