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Fingers gripping the steering wheel, a dizziness setting in — with a knowledge that the cold sweats and soon-blurring vision are on the way.
Whatever the reason for the plunging blood sugar, the reality in that moment is that you are going low and need to do something about it. To pull over. To check. To eat something.
But as sometimes happens when floating in a hypoglycemic daze, you can’t bring yourself to take action even though you know it’s needed. The brain just isn’t connecting and forcing you to pull that treatment trigger.
I’ve been there. More than once. And they’ve been life-changing lessons that have influenced my driving habits.
With National Drive Safely Work Week running Oct. 1 to 5, this seemed like ideal timing to share some personal stories about the dangers of driving with diabetes.
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