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From Tavistock, Devon, England:

I would like to travel to Australia for six months to a year. I'm concerned about how to manage my diabetes within this time. Do I need to take insulin supplies with me? Do I need to get a specialist while I'm there? How do I go about doing all of this?


I don't know the precise procedure but your general practitioner should be able to advise you. However, you certainly don't have to carry a six month insulin supply. I suggest you contact the Australian Embassy in London.


[Editor's comment: See also a previous question about travel to Australia. BH]

Original posting 21 Mar 2005
Posted to Traveling and Daily Care


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