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Driving license and mellitus diabetes


For the ``light group'' as for the ``heavy group'' driving license cannot be issued or renewed to the applicant or drivers suffering from a condition that may constitute or lead to functional disability jeopardize road safety when driving a motor vehicle. The decision to issue or renew the license by the prefectural authority is taken on the advice of the departmental medical commission or a licensed physician. The decree of August 31, 2010 establishes the list of medical conditions incompatible with obtaining or maintaining the driving license or which may give rise to the issue of driving license limited validity. ``Diabetes mellitus treated with medications that can cause hypoglycemia'' belongs to this list. If the medical control of driving ability comes at the initiative of the user, the treating physician should firstly ensure the understanding of prescribed treatments that can cause hypoglycaemic episodes and other by informing diabetic person she must pass a medical examination of fitness to drive in a licensed physician.
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hal-03555493 , version 1 (03-02-2022)



Luc Cimino, Alain Deneufgermain, Jean-Daniel Lalau. Driving license and mellitus diabetes. La Presse Médicale, 2015, 44 (10), pp.1042-1047. ⟨10.1016/j.lpm.2015.03.010⟩. ⟨hal-03555493⟩
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