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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?

December 7, 2019
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I may be traveling to the Democratic Republic of Congo. How difficult is it to get insulin there? How much will it cost?

May 16, 2012
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What adjustments should be made to our son’s insulin pump to adjust for the time change during our upcoming trip to Europe?

June 5, 2009
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We are going to Europe for a cruise. How do we adjust our son’s Levemir dose?

April 30, 2009
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What are the rules for flying with a diabetic child?

December 2, 2008
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When my teen travels to several European countries this summer, how can he keep his insulin cool? Can we FedEx insulin to him, if needed? What documentation might he need?

June 3, 2008
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My daughter uses NovoNordisk penfills. Can I get them in the U.S.? We will be visiting there from Poland.

February 16, 2007
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Since my son usually runs high when travelling by car, is it unreasonable for me to ask that he be allowed to fly for a band trip rather than endure the 24 hour ride?

November 2, 2006
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When she travels to England, Spain, France and Italy, what should my teen daughter do if she loses her diabetes supplies or they are stolen?

July 12, 2006
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I would like to take my twins, both of whom have diabetes, to the Dominican Republic. What are local hospitals like? What do I do if they get sick?

June 26, 2006
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My teen daughter has had diabetes for 13 years and takes good care of herself. She wants to go on a school trip to Ecuador. Her teacher is willing to learn more about diabetes, but I am nervous. Should I let her go?

June 25, 2006
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When my daughter travels overseas, she plans to use a Frio wallet for her insulin. What can she use to keep the bottles from breaking?

May 12, 2006
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This summer, I will be traveling to Honduras for two months. If I take my daughter, where can I find a pediatric endocrinologist there? Is international travel safe for a child with type 1?

May 9, 2006
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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?

June 30, 2005
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Will I have problems traveling to and from Japan with my insulin pump and other diabetes supplies?

June 14, 2005
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If I go to Australia for six months to a year, how do I manage my diabetes while there? Do I need to take my insulin supplies with me?

March 21, 2005
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Since we are going to Australia for a year, should we ship supplies since we cannot carry it all? Can my friend get insulin in Australia?

March 17, 2005
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Where can I find out about immunizations needed for a trip to Thailand?

February 27, 2005
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For someone who currently takes Lantus at 2 p.m., traveling to Australia, how should she alter the Lantus dose to account for the time difference?

February 19, 2005
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I might go backpacking through Europe next summer. As a pumper, are there any special arrangements I should make? Is it feasible for me to go?

February 17, 2005
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