With adequate preparation and proper planning, people with diabetes can travel almost anywhere in the world without disrupting their diabetes care. That said, it's also important to maintain good eating habits and exercise even if you might be on vacation.
One of our most stubborn challenges is to control the dawn phenomenon. That's when our fasting blood glucose readings in the morning are higher than when we went to bed. The dawn phenomenon is a normal physiological process where certain hormones in our body work to raise blood glucose levels before we wake up, as we wrote in The New Glucose…