Saturday, June 30, 2007

Gregory Hennick/Insulin Pump Update

I promised an update on the Gregory Hennick situation (the Massachusetts man who wasn't allowed to be become a police officer because he is a diabetic who uses an insulin pump).

I almost missed this article reading the morning paper today, but here's the latest: after consulting with physicians, officials have decided to end the former (illogical and unfair) policy and will now review each applicant based on the severity of the disease, not simply whether or not that applicant chooses to use a pump to control his/her diabetes.

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