Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-20-.08 - Conditions Affecting Endocrine Function

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) With respect to conditions affecting endocrine function, the review boards, when making recommendations, and the department when taking licensing action, may consider disorders including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Diabetes mellitus.
(b) Pituitary disorders.
(c) Thyroid disorders.
(d) Parathyroid disorders.
(e) Adrenal Dysfunction.
(2) The department may require information on a person's functional ability including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Hypoglycemia.
(b) Hyperglycemia.
(c) Complications of condition.
(d) Reliability of the person in following a prescribed treatment program.
(e) Weakness.
(f) Fluid and electrolyte imbalance.
(g) Mental change.
(h) Hypokalemia.
(i) Frequency of symptoms.
(j) Medication effects and side effects.
(3)
(a) Licensing standards. No license may be issued to, renewed by, or held by a person who does not meet the applicable medical review standards for conditions affecting endocrine functions of this subsection.
(b) Medical standards for operator licenses. A person who applies for, renews, or holds an operator's license shall meet all of the following endocrine function criteria:
1. There is no diabetic neuropathy or other complication with interferes with safe driving, as assessed by a physician or determined through a driving evaluation.
2. There are no frequent and functionally impairing hypoglycemia reactions.
3. There is no evidence of use of alcohol or other drugs to an extent that interferes with the person's prescribed treatment program for the condition.

Author: Lieutenant F. A. Bingham

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-20-.08
New Rule: Filed March 12, 1996; effective April 16, 1996.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง32 2 9, 32 6 13, as amended.

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