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Traveling from 2002

  1. Do you know if the prescription laws for pen needles are the same as for syringes? (29 Nov 2002)
  2. Could these symptoms be caused by the airplane ride? If so what remedies might you suggest? Is Dramamine acceptable? (28 Oct 2002)
  3. My friend's 80 year old grandfather was born in the Ukraine, wishes to return there, and is contemplating relocation. (14 Oct 2002)
  4. Can traveling to high altitude affect blood sugar readings? (12 Sep 2002)
  5. For the last week my levels have gone high. What would cause this? (31 Aug 2002)
  6. Why isn't my blood sugar going down? (15 Aug 2002)
  7. Is there any way I can buy insulin in India at a reduced cost? (14 Aug 2002)
  8. What do I need to be able to buy my insulin in England? (5 Jul 2002)
  9. What are my options being outside the USA for filling a new prescription if it comes to that? (2 Jul 2002)
  10. Any tips for camping would be appreciated as I am a bit nervous to take this trip with my son, diagnosed about a year ago. (27 Jun 2002)
  11. Our six year old son has type 1 diabetes, we want to travel to Greece, and we need advice. (26 Jun 2002)
  12. My son is about to travel Europe for six weeks, and it may be difficult to get supplies and insulin to last that long. (25 Jun 2002)
  13. Practically, is going to Indonesia a good idea? (11 Jun 2002)
  14. Can someone point me to some "practical" recommendations for insulin storage during extended outings in hot/tropical environments? (9 Jun 2002)
  15. How can I keep my insulin at the proper temperature during a cross country trip? (6 Jun 2002)
  16. How would you recommend handling of my daughter's two injections bearing in mind an eight hour time difference while traveling? (15 May 2002)
  17. Can supplies (monitors, test strips, all types of insulin) go through all the screening and metal detectors? (13 May 2002)
  18. Are U-100 Lispro (Humalog) and Insulatard available in Australia? What do they cost? (11 Apr 2002)
  19. Our daughter, who is on Lantus and Humalog, is leaving for a week in Hawaii. How should she handle the Lantus? (9 Apr 2002)
  20. What type of papers will I need in order to cross the border into Mexico with my diabetes supplies? (15 Mar 2002)
  21. I want to know how best to travel by train with insulin. (4 Feb 2002)
  22. Should I disconnect my pump for the days I plan on participating in water sports and use syringes for insulin? (30 Jan 2002)
  23. Our family will be relocating to Rwanda for two years, and out nine year old son has type 1 diabetes. Where should we look for medical treatment, including checkups? (22 Jan 2002)
  24. I will be spending quite a lot of time in an altitude of about 6000 feet, and I'm told altitude can affect sugar levels quite significantly. Can you advise me? (14 Jan 2002)
  25. Will access to insulin be as easy and straightforward in Spain as it is here in the United Kingdom? Will I be able to get my regular check-ups? (4 Jan 2002)

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