DOT Physical Preparation
Common types of heart or chest pain conditions and/or surgical corrections may require special ETT (Exercise Tolerance Testing). See the link below to find out what you may need before your next DOT Physical examination.
Diabetes / Blood sugar control problems:
Here are some links to helping with blood sugar complications and diabetes type ll.
Macular Degeneration and Macular Edema:
The Seriously Bad condition of Apnea while trying to sleep. Why is it such an issue?
Here is a link to FMCSA Guides to Sleep Apnea. You may be affected and there is great help available. Be prepared if you are required to have a sleep study before having full medical certification. Find a sleep study clinic near your home so you can easily return for help or more information. Sleep apnea apps are good for recording usage.
Impaired Limbs or Missing Limbs:
Drivers with physical impairments which affect their ability to safely operate CMVs according to their medical examiners, or with missing limbs (e.g., a hand or finger, an arm, foot or leg), are required to obtain SPE certificates.
Here is a link to the pertinent information on this topic.