Million drivers face losing license under EU diabetes directive

Jenny Hope Daily Mail [UK] 22nd August 2011

Up to one million people with diabetes could lose their driving licences because of harsh new European rules classifying them as unfit to drive.

Experts claim the ‘unnecessarily strict’ changes will affect hundreds of thousands who have been driving for decades without problems.

They say the rules […]

Greek Health System Opts for Amputation as Money-Saver

Pericles K Special to The Daily Caller 10/11/2010

This Saturday, one of Greece’s most respected newspapers, To Vima, reported that the nation’s largest government health insurance provider would no longer pay for special footwear for diabetes patients. Amputation is cheaper, says the Benefits Division of the state insurance provider.

The new policy was announced in […]