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 available.
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 speak.
When you are traveling:
When you are traveling by car:
When you are flying:
When you are traveling to other countries:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism|
|Last Revised||September 26, 2012|
Last Revised: September 26, 2012
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