Diabetes in Combat: Effect of Military Deployment on Diabetes Mellitus in Air Force Personnel
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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The United States Air Force USAF restricts military personnel with Diabetes Mellitus DM from participating in military deployments due to the uncertainty of healthcare availability in an austere environment. For military providers, assessing a member s candidacy for deployment has been challenging as no data has been published describing the effect of a deployment on glycemic control among military personnel with OM.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Military Forces and Organizations