The influence of new European Union driver's license legislation on reporting of severe hypoglycemia by patients with type 1 diabetes.

@article{PedersenBjergaard2015TheIO,
  title={The influence of new European Union driver's license legislation on reporting of severe hypoglycemia by patients with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard and Louise H F{\ae}rch and Marie-Louise Allingbjerg and Rikke Mette Agesen and Birger Thorsteinsson},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          29-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We test the hypotheses that the implementation in Denmark of new, stricter European Union (EU) legislation on driver's licensing, with the purpose to improve traffic safety in January 2012, has reduced the self-reported rate of severe hypoglycemia in a routine clinical setting and that anonymous reporting results in higher event rates. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A cohort of 309 patients with type 1 diabetes was recruited in the outpatient clinic at Nordsjællands University Hospital… CONTINUE READING

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