Joyce Aponte, wife of Kaptain Jack, explains why. “One day we had the opportunity to take the screener. He did. When we looked at it we realized that both our family s have a history of diabetes. I looked at him and said, We don’t need to loose anyone else to diabetes.”
The National diabetes prevention program is FREE to male and female drivers between the ages of 35-65. Truckers have a disproportionately high incidence of type 2 diabetes which can impact their livelihood if they have to take insulin as a treatment.