5 Tips For Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling can be stressful. Packing, making arrangements for your pets, getting a house-sitter. Maybe you’re traveling internationally– that involves several additional considerations. Even if you’re just taking a weekend road trip, there are a lot of things that need to be planned and scheduled.

If you have diabetes, traveling can make things even more complicated.

Traveling as a diabetic might even bring about a certain degree of fear. The thought of having more responsibilities than the average traveler and making sure you have everything you need to manage your diabetes, can be a bit overwhelming. But what really changes your diabetes management from how you manage it in the safety of your own home?

You’ve got this!

Watch as this world-traveling diabetic gives us five easy tips about traveling with diabetes. You’ll realize you can absolutely handle it, and do so safely and without stress! Take a look at these traveling tips, and your next trip will be a piece o’ cake!

Take a look, and if you have your own travel tips, make sure to share them with us in the comments below!


L.D. and her eleven-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved from Seattle to Grand Rapids earlier this year, and are currently enjoying exploring their new city! She likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.

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