As if having Diabetes isn’t difficult on its own. You must watch your diet, take insulin, and live a healthy lifestyle.
Then, you’re a pilot and must deal with the laundry list of the FAA requirements – even if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
The stress of dealing with the FAA’s laundry list of requirements can definitely spike your insulin.
There are just too many variables and risks if you submit your application on your own.
In this episode, you’ll discover the best way to submit your application whether you are pre-diabetic or have diabetes. Ensure you have the best shot at getting your medical certificate and tune in.
Show highlights include:
- Why the FAA treats every application differently (even if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes) (3:50)
- How a diabetic should answer question 18 on the medical application (even if you are pre-diabetic) (8:32)
- The sneaky way the FAA uses “triage” to diagnose your diabetes situation (8:53)
- How these new rules for type 1 diabetes are impacting your ability to fly (9:38)
- What is a “CACI” qualified condition and how it keeps you from flying (especially if you are pre-diabetic) (9:59)
- Why you should hold onto 6 months of CGM data (if you want to get approved to fly) (11:59)
- The most common reason the FAA rejects your CGM data or eye exam results (15:17)
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