Tips for a healthier lifestyle
In this article I’m going to tell you what truck drivers can do to prevent themselves from getting fat.
What can truckers teach you about fitness? Plenty. If they can stay in shape despite 300 days on the road a year, then you have no excuses. Get ready to lose that trailer and gain some horsepower.
Having diabetes does not mean you have to give up your favorite foods or stop eating in restaurants. In fact, there is nothing you can’t eat.
While type 1 diabetes must be managed with the help of insulin injections and is a DOT disqualifier for truck drivers, most of the time type 2 diabetes can be treated and managed with a healthy diet and exercise.
Health education specialist Kay Pfeiffer compares diabetic professional truck drivers who are not testing their blood sugar with “driving at night without headlights — and you’re going to crash.”
Diabetic commercial truck drivers face unique challenges because of a work lifestyle that limits healthy food choices and affords little time for physical activity.
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A large number of Truckers are overweight, use tobacco products and they know they have health issues, and honestly are afraid to face them.