Diabetic Driving Studies- Do People With Neuropathy Have Slower Braking Times?

Fascinating work from Andy Meyr and colleagues at Temple University.

Bottom line:  Neuropathic diabetic drivers without a history of specific foot pathology demonstrated an 11.11% slower mean brake response time

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 May – Jun;56(3):577-580. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2017.01.044.

Source: Diabetic Driving Studies-Part 3: A Comparison of Mean Brake Response Time Between Neuropathic Diabetic Drivers With and Without Foot Pathology. – PubMed – NCBI

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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