Traveling with Diabetes

Managing diabetes isn’t easy even under the most convenient circumstances — but when you’re traveling, it can be a downright hassle. There are so many additional factors to take into consideration that it can somehow be daunting just trying to figure out where to start adjusting your management plan!

But never fear– we’re here to help!

In this video from the National Diabetes Education Program, frequent flyer and type 1 diabetic David Marrero shares his best tips for keeping your health flying high when you hit the friendly skies. From knowing when you are going to be able to eat, to thinking about what you need to have on you and what you can safely pack away. If you’re traveling abroad, how will the time change affect when you take your medication?

These are just a few of the many important travel tips he brings up in this video!

If you have more tips for traveling with diabetes, whether it’s a helpful way of packing or a certain routine you like to follow, please share in the comments! We would love to hear from you!

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