Medical – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Categories: dot physical, FMCSA Rules regulations, Medical Condition, medications and supplements • Tags: cdl requirements, commercial driver and diabetes, diabetes exemption package, medical examination report form, medical examiner's certificate, NRCME, vision exemption package
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This Medline Plus article will help you in calculating your Body Mass Index (BMI) and inform you of some of the health risks associated with having a high BMI. MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You.
According to this Medline Plus article as of 2010 approximately 9% of Americans have diabetes mellitus (21 million adults) and 12% of them have pre-diabetes. The rise in diabetes is in conjunction to the rising obesity rate which is estimated to be 32% of the U.S. population in 2010. The FMCSA States: The driver with diabetes mellitus who does not use insulin is eligible for certification, unless the driver also has a disqualifying complication, co-morbidity, or fails to meet one […]
Drivers, If you have or had any history of cardiovascular disease (heart disease), that includes angina (chest pain), myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack, please read the following requirements when you come in for your DOT physical exam. If you’ve had any procedures for these medical conditions, including angioplasty, stents, or bypass surgery, you will need to familiarize yourself with the following FMCSA guidelines. Please share them with your treating doctor as you will need to provide us with medical […]
Categories: FMCSA Rules regulations, Medical Condition • Tags: angina, cardiac bypass surgery, cardiovacular guidelines, FMCSA cardiac guidelines, heart attack, heart disease and commercial driving, NRCME
Weight loss products, are among dietary supplements like the sexual enhancement pills found to contain undeclared pharmaceutical ingredients with potentially harmful side effects. This particular product called “New You” was found to contain sibutramine, a weight loss medication removed from the market in 2010 due to risks of increased blood pressure and pulse rates. Sibutramine, a serotonin-norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitor was associated with increased cardiovascular risks and strokes. Medication Health Fraud Public Notification: New You Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients.
Follow up on previous post. Click photos to view the FDA Flickr website of the recalled sex pills. They include X-Zone Gold, X-Zone 1200, X-Zen Platinum, Mojo Risen, African Black Ant and others. For a more comprehensive list and archives of recalled sex supplement products over the last few years click FDA Previous Recalls.