The idea of traveling with diabetes can feel overwhelming.

If you have diabetes, or you care for someone with diabetes, you may be hesitant to travel – particularly if your diagnosis is new. However, it can be done – and done well.

There is no reason why diabetes should keep you or a loved one from traveling.

It does require some planning and preparation. At times a new environment or new foods may seem stressful. Even the weather can affect blood sugars. But the more you learn about yourself as a person living with diabetes in both familiar and unfamiliar surroundings, the more you will enjoy travel.

Not sure where to begin?

We’ve created a comprehensive guide for you of things to consider when traveling with diabetes.

Please note: This document is not medical advice. Consult with your physician for medical advice.

Traveling With Diabetes – The DiapointME Guide

In the DiapointME guide to traveling with diabetes, you’ll find intelligent advice from someone who’s been there…a lot. My son, my partner and I travel regularly as a family and we’ve done so since my son was very young.

So we’ve packaged together our best advice on:

  • Vaccines
  • Traveling with prescription medication
  • What to eat (including airline meals)
  • What to pack (including emergency and extra supplies)
  • How to be prepared for blood-sugar lows
  • Self-care during your trip
  • Handy diabetes-friendly travel products and equipment
  • And more.

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