The truck driving industry is overwhelmingly unhealthy to it’s participants. A study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals, “More than half of long-haul truck drivers reported having two or more of these health conditions or unhealthy behaviors: high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, limited physical activity, high cholesterol, or fewer than 6 hours of sleep. These factors increase the chance of developing preventable, long-lasting diseases.” With this knowledge, HTAA routinely reviews and post news articles related to Truckers health in an effort to better inform you.
Tips for Managing Your Diabetes as a Truck Driver
Truck drivers suffer from diabetes at a rate almost 50% higher than the rest of Americans because they have more risk factors.