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Flight and diabetes [Anatol J Cardiol]
Anatol J Cardiol. 2021; 25(1): 20-23 | DOI: 10.5152/AnatolJCardiol.2021.S108

Flight and diabetes

Mehmet Uğurlu
Department of Cardiology, Göksun State Hospital; Kahramanmaraş-Turkey

Although safe and fast, air travel can cause problems in diabetic passengers and pilots. In fact, most diabetes-related emergencies can be prevented during the flight. Diabetic passengers and pilots can fly safely with proper control and planning. In this review, we have discussed in detail the negativities caused by flights in diabetic passengers and pilots and some issues to be considered during and after the flight.

Keywords: diabetes, flight, aviation

Mehmet Uğurlu. Flight and diabetes. Anatol J Cardiol. 2021; 25(1): 20-23

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Uğurlu, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English

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