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Travel tips for diabetics

Diabetics should always keep insulin or oral anti-diabetic drugs handy while traveling.

Travel tips for diabetics

  1. Get the location and duration of the trip approved by your treating physician.

  2. Keep insulin or oral anti-diabetic drugs handy; carry it in hand baggage in the plane or train.

  3. Protect the insulin from extreme heat or cold.

  4. Maintain your food habits even when your routine is different. Eat at regular intervals and do not overeat.

  5. Keep candies or toffees handy in case of a sudden drop in blood sugar.

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