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Traveling

I recently switched to one bedtime shot of Lantus plus Humalog at meals, and I am planning a trip from the East Coast of the USA to England on an overnight flight. On the return, the plane leaves in late morning and arrives in early afternoon. Do you have any thoughts on how to handle the timing of the Lantus injections?

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My 20 year old was just diagnosed in several months ago with Type 1 diabetes. He is planning a trip to Cancun in a month with friends. What documentation should he take with him so that he can travel safely with his needles and medicine?

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We are considering a move to Bangkok, Thailand for two to four years, but we are concerned about our daughter’s health since she has type 1 diabetes, but we would only consider moving if it did not jeopardize our daughter’s health. What would your recommendations be regarding health care for our daughter in Thailand at this time ?

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I am on an insulin pump, and I will be going to Jamaica where I plan on scuba diving and participating in water sports. I checked on the sports guard, but it is not recommended to have the pump on for depths exceeding eight feet. Will ocean water affect my site when I disconnect? Should I disconnect for the days I plan on participating in water sports and use syringes?

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My wife and I are planning a world tour. Do you know how I can ship insulin cartridges to relatives we plan to visit?

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I am using Novolin 70/30 insulin, and I am going to England for about six months. Can I get 70/30 insulin in England in any pharmacy? Do if they have another compatible insulin? What is the name of it?

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My husband and I plan to travel to China to adopt a child. We are unsure about traveling with our four year old who has type 1. What are your thoughts?

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I am a 31year old who has type 1 diabetes, and I will be traveling to Moscow and Kazakhstan for a month. Do you have any information on hospitals or doctors in these areas or how I could go about finding out this information?

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My 6-year-old son was diagnosed with 4 months ago. We are planning a trip to Mexico in 3 weeks. Besides issues with food, I am concerned about days spent at the beach. Will warm weather and extra activity in the water have an effect on his insulin absorption?

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I have type 1 diabetes, and next summer I am planning a cross country trip. How can I keep my insulin at the proper temperature?

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