I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic at the age of 12. That was very nearly 13 years ago now and it’s safe to say I haven’t always had great control over my diabetes. 12 is quite an awkward age to be diagnosed with a condition which requires constant blood glucose monitoring, injections etc. … More Did travelling help get my diabetes under control?
Airport Security is the part of a holiday I dread the most. Not because I have anything to hide, and we all know just how important Airport Security is, but when you are travelling with lots of cartridges of insulin, needles, lancets, and all sorts of other diabetic paraphernalia it becomes even more stressful. In … More Going through Airport Security with Insulin
Going out on a day to day basis with diabetes means you never travel light. Once you’ve made sure you have your insulin, blood sugar meter, glucose tablets/hypo treatment it all adds up. So when I decided to go travelling for several months I knew packing light in this department wasn’t an option. The diabetic … More Travelling with diabetes