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10 Tips for Traveling with Medication When You Have RA

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Travel bag spilling out shoes, tablet pc, camera, makeup, notepad, headphones, watch, pills, and passport.
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Woman discussing medication with her doctor.
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Before you leave: preparing your medications part one


Beach emergency kit with medical supplies.
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Before you leave: preparing your medications part two


Travel vaccination on a map of Africa.
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Before you leave: vaccinations


Woman going through an airport security check.
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Keep them close


Blank prescription.
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Carry supporting documents


Woman taking pills out of a medicine bag.
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Storing medication, part one


Ice packs stored in an insulated bag.
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Storing medication, part two


Medical mask.
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Managing infection risk


Health clinic in a foreign country.
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Care away from home


Travel planning on a map.
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Planning ahead to save headaches


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.