Travel can make it hard to keep your blood sugar within your target
range because of changes in time zones, meal schedules, and types of foods
Whenever you need to see a doctor away from home, let
him or her know you have
diabetes. And always wear medical
identification. In an emergency, medical identification lets people know that
you have diabetes so they can care for you appropriately if you are unable to
When you are traveling:
When you are traveling by car:
When you are flying:
When you are traveling to other countries:
September 26, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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