Health Association issues travel guidelines for diabetes patients

The American Association of Diabetes Educators has issued a set of travel safety guidelines aimed at patients with diabetes who are faced with the challenge of managing their glucose levels whilst travelling.

Being prepared and having a plan can empower patients, ensure safety and create a reliable framework for glucose management during summer holidays or travels abroad.

With plenty of us planning to escape to a different country this summer, the AADE guidelines come just as many are starting to figure out a plan for managing their diabetes whilst they’re abroad.

Over-pack medication

Protect supplies


Carry snacks and hypoglycaemia treatment

Communicate pre-flight

Test often

Care for feet

Prepare for an emergency

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