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Special issuance not required for hypertension controlled by meds

Interestingly, high blood pressure on medication was probably one of the first medical conditions both in the U.S. military services and in civil aviation medicine that was waiverable.

2014, 09 29

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Pilot Protection Services Medical Mailbag- October Q&A

Dr. Jonathan M. Sackier, Dr. Warren Silberman, and Gary Crump, RN, answer your medical aviation questions.

2014, 09 29

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Flying with diabetes: How to get your medical

Diabetes is an increasingly common condition that pilots are facing. Diabetes mellitus treated with oral medications or insulin is one of the FAA's 15 specifically disqualifying medical conditions. Dr. Warren Silberman explains how to go through the AME-assisted special issuance process.

2014, 09 22
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AOPA Pilot Protection Services safeguards your pilot and medical certificates with two plans available at $39 and $99 annually.    

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