20 Things a Diabetic Needs to Do Before and During Travel

After living ten years in a household of Type 1 diabetics before becoming one myself, I’ve had plenty of experience watching my mom run down a German mountain in search of chocolate. Trust me, there are much safer (and less stressful) ways to avoid disaster during your trip!

After visiting over eleven countries with insulin in tow, here are some tricks I’ve learned along the way.

1. Check Your Stock

Long before it’s time to go, start keeping an eye on your back-up supplies. Write down how long your trip will be and estimate how much you’ll have to take along.

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