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10 Tips for Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes

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Reading on beach.
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Diabetes equipment.
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Pack more supplies than you think you’ll need


Insulin and syringe
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If you use a pump, bring supplies for injections


Putting bag in overhead bin.
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Pack all your diabetes supplies in a your carry-on bag


Doctor writing medical note.
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Bring a note from your doctor


Soft candies.
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Pack plenty of fast-acting carbs to treat low blood sugars


Medical alert bracelet
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Wear your medical alert


Note cards.
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Create a few emergency translation cards in the local language


Insulin pens
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Don’t forget your glucagon pen


Time zone wall clocks.
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Remember to adjust your pump for different time zones


Twitter page on computer screen.
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Don’t be afraid to Tweet for emergency supplies


Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira

@GingerVieira

Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014. She is the author of Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, and Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger contributes regularly for Diabetes Strong, Healthline, HealthCentral, DiabetesDaily, EverydayHealth, and her YouTube channel. Her background includes a B.S. in professional writing, certifications in cognitive coaching, Ashtanga yoga, and personal training, with several records in drug-free powerlifting. She lives in Vermont with her husband, their two daughters, and their dog, Pedro.