Tuesday Topic: Do Diabetics Ever Really Get A Vacation?

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As a T1D who loves to travel, I was recently reminded how diabetes is a part of every waking moment of my life before heading South for my birthday extravaganza.  Most folks just throw clothes in a bag, grab some cash and hit the road.  That is NOT the case for a diabetic.  I’m a planner so the diabetes related thoughts start flooding my consciousness about a week or so prior to leaving.

  • Do I have enough insulin?
  • Should I pack extra needles?

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