Travelling with diabetes

KITLIVING

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Show and tell

Tips and tricks for travelling with your kit and getting

it through international security.

1. Don't laugh (even if they do tickle you).

2. Don't make jokes (security is no laughing matter)

3. Be polite (be grateful someone is doing that job).

4. Have your kit handy and be ready to explain it).

5. Carry a doctor's note (a letter from your doctor stating

your medical condition and why you need your kit).

You can print off our handy checklist

and add notes around your own specific

kit needs for when you go travelling.

Click the pic to download.

kind of information to keep you safe while

you take a flight, then that's exactly what

it's there for. You could plan to just carry

your next sensor (with all the gubbins

that inserting one requires) and put it on

when you get there. Or if you have the

wherewithall, use a Libre glucose monitor

instead for the duration of your holiday.

They are more discreet, but still tell the

security personnel if you are wearing one

so it's not a surprise to them if you do get

a pat-down.

Blood test meters and some insulin

pumps and CGM equipment may use

batteries, for which you may want to carry

spares too while travelling, these all need

to be shown at security as they are among

items not allowed onboard flights.

Going the distance

Long-distance flights need extra planning

around food intake, insulin dosing, adjusting

around international time variations and

generally trying to get comfortable for the

duration.

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Index

  1. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes information
  2. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring, blood testing without lancets
  3. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes information, Sue Marshall
  4. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes news
  5. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes news
  6. Medtronic Minimed 640G insulin pump
  7. Desang diabetes magazine
  8. Diabetes kit diabetes management equipment
  9. Ascensia Contour Diabetes blood test meters
  10. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes diet
  11. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes diet
  12. Accu-Chek Mobile blood glucose system
  13. Accu-Chek Mobile blood glucose system
  14. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes diet
  15. Page 0015
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  17. Desang diabetes kitbags
  18. Travelling with diabetes
  19. Travelling with diabetes
  20. Travelling with diabetes Desang diabetes kitbags
  21. Travelling with diabetes
  22. Insulin pump overview
  23. Insulin pump overview
  24. Animas Vibe insulin pump and Dexcom CGM
  25. Medtronic Minimed 640G
  26. Insulin pump overview, Accu-Chek Combo, Accu-Chek Insight, Senseonics, Eversense implantable CGM
  27. Insulin pump overview, Accu-Chek Combo, Accu-Chek Insight
  28. Insulin pump, Kaleido insulin pump
  29. insulin pump, Omnipod, Ypsopump
  30. Making Carbs Count seafood
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  32. Making Carbs Count seafood
  33. Making Carbs Count seafood
  34. Making Carbs Count seafood, One Pound Meals by Miguel Barclay, Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump
  35. Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump
  36. Free diabetes magazine

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