DOT have access to medical records? im asking for a friend

Discussion in 'Driver Health' started by ROBreev, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. ROBreev

    ROBreev Bobtail Member

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    my friend is a diabetic and got someone to pee in a cup for him so he could pass the urine test. now he's worried cause he thinks DOT can pull his medical records to see that he is and has been a diabetic for the last 8 years, Will DOT be able to pull his medical records? even though he passed physical
     
  2. Majestic 670

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    If whoever get in a wreck because of diabetic issues etc . They can possibly
     
  3. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    No, but he may have a problem with his next physical if he doesn't get the sugar under control.
    Friend of mine was on insulin for about 15 years and it didn't show up on his physicals. He made it to retirement from a trucking company.
     
  4. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    If he doesn't get that sugar under control, he will have a lot more to worry about than passing a dot physical.
     
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  5. RoadRooster

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    He will have to pee again when he enrolls in school. And again when he hire on somewhere. And when he hits something or something hits him. Can't forget the randoms...

    Having someone else fill a cup for him was foolish, immoral, and short sighted.

    He should face reality. If he can't solve the sugar problem...find a different line of work.
     
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