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December 7, 2019

Traveling

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Question from United Kingdom:

I am planning to take my son to Mexico. There is a five hour time difference. How easy is it to shift the basal dose by five hours?

Answer:

From: DTeam Staff

 

Please refer to our webpage https://childrenwithdiabetes.com/traveling-with-diabetes that has several helpful links at the bottom. An additional resource is from the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute https://diabetestravel.sansum.org/time-zones/.

Furthermore, should you be interested in finding an endocrinologist, in case of emergency, please use the ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) website at https://www.ispad.org/search/default.asp