Diabetes Travel Checklist

June 18, 2014 at 11:26 am 1 comment


Are you traveling this summer?  Prepare ahead of time by using this checklist from the care team at DiabetesAmerica.

Before you Leave, Remember to Get:

  • a medical check-up
  • medical ID
  • information on the local foods and drinking water
  • a list of your medications
  • a letter from your doctor
  • any needed vaccinations

Ask your Doctor or Health Care Team About:

  • sick day management
  • hypoglycemia management
  • time zone adjustments
  • medication adjustments

Packing List:

  • extra supply of insulin or oral medications
  • extra supply of syringes, needles, and extra insulin pen
  • fast acting sugar to treat low blood sugars
  • snacks
  • urine ketone testing strips
  • anti-nausea, anti-diarrhea and pain medications
  • sunblock
  • insect repellent
  • comfortable walking shoes
  • glucagon if necessary
  • telephone numbers of doctor and health care team

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