Diabetes and recreational diving: Guidelines for the future.

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Diabetes and recreational diving: Guidelines for the future.

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dc.contributor.author Pollock, NW en_US
dc.contributor.author Uguccioni, DM en_US
dc.contributor.author Dear, GdeL en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-20T04:30:06Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-20T04:30:06Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Volume 36 No. 1 March 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1833-3516 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/10178
dc.description The Journal of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (Incorporated in Victoria) A0020660B and the European Underwater and Baromedical Society en_US
dc.description.abstract A workshop addressing issues of diabetes and recreational diving was jointly sponsored by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and Divers Alert Network (DAN) to bring together experts and interested parties from within and beyond the international diving community. The meeting was held on June 19, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, following the UHMS annual scientific meeting. The objectives of the workshop were to review the existing data and, as warranted by participant support, to develop consensus guidelines to address diabetes and recreational diving. More than 50 individuals from seven nations, mostly clinicians and researchers, participated in the discussions. Limitations: 1) The discussion was restricted to recreational diving. The issues concerning professional diving require future, separate deliberations. 2) This is a set of guidelines, not rules. The participants agreed that appropriate and justifiable differences in acceptable procedures may exist and that interest groups must have the flexibility to use the guidelines as they best serve their communitys needs.(NOTE: Partial introduction, no abstract available) Reprinted with kind permission from Pollock NW, Uguccioni DM, Dear G de L, editors. Diabetes and recreational diving: guidelines for the future. Proceedings of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society/Divers Alert Network 2005 June 19 Workshop. Durham, NC: Divers Alert Network; 2005. p.1-9. ISBN 978-0-09673066-9-8 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society and European Underwater and Baromedical Society en_US
dc.subject guidelines en_US
dc.subject diabetes en_US
dc.subject recreational diving en_US
dc.subject reprint en_US
dc.subject Scuba diving en_US
dc.subject blood sugar level en_US
dc.subject fitness to dive en_US
dc.subject meeting en_US
dc.subject DAN en_US
dc.title Diabetes and recreational diving: Guidelines for the future. en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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