Golden Rule when traveling with Diabetes

Road Trip

  • Plan for meals.
  • Carry a doctor’s letter.
  • Adjust insulin.
  • Pack a carry-on.
  • Mention your diabetes.
  • Disconnect your pump.
  • Prepare for emergencies.

Sea Trip

  • Indulge wisely.
  • Ask about emergencies.
  • Be aware of alcohol.

Beach Trip

  • Keep meds and supplies cool.
  • Consider injections instead of a pump.
  • Don’t go barefoot.

Outdoor Trip

  • Store insulin properly.
  • Deal with dirty hands.

International Trip

  • Bring plenty.
  • Do your homework.
  • Visit the doctor.
  • Learn the language.
  • Talk to your insurance provider.
  • Buy travel insurance.
  • Note local hospitals and pharmacies.
  • Get to know the embassy.