Scuba Deemed Safe for More People

An increasing number of patients with controlled diabetes, asthma and other diseases are getting the green light for an activity that was once off limits: scuba diving. There is little evidence to suggest that having asthma or diabetes should preclude a patient from venturing underwater, according to researchers at the Dive Medicine Symposium at Rutgers University. "There's not a lot of strong data to suggest that diabetics are at increased risk" of potentially serious adverse events, said...Full Story
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