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FRISKY BUSINESS: Tips on travelling overseas with diabetes

Monday, July 17th, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRAVELLING WITH DIABETES (0617)A bit of a trial for anyone, there’s an extra level of anxiety when travelling with diabetes. Going overseas now inevitably involved passing through security, which is fair enough, but we have to do it while keeping our insulin read more »

Brand YOU… making your diabetes kit personal

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 | 0 Comments
We’ve all been doing it for years… adding a bit there, taking out a bit here… it’s out kit, we use it every day, so it should fit in with our lives. In this issue we look at skins, wraps and other read more »

Cold comfort — keeping insulin cool

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Those of us living with diabetes have to carry a lot of clobber about with us. Making it easy to carry around means that it starts to stand a chance off actually being used – it also makes it easier to take read more »

Air travel and insulin pumps

Friday, August 9th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Due to the way pumps are engineered, there is potentially an electromagnetic malfunctioning risk – i.e. if you pass through an airport security scanner there’s a chance it will affect the functioning of your pump. There is not evidence either way on read more »

The Artificial Pancreas, in the latest issue online magazine

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Holidays to treat T2 diabetes

Monday, September 12th, 2011 | 0 Comments
A new retreat in Spain is offering holidays catering for people with diabetes, with a view to helping them come off medications. As many as 90% of diabetic visitors to the pioneering Obsidian Retreat say they have either greatly reduced or stopped read more »

Accessories: Travel

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments
For the traveling diabetic, overnight stays and short trips should not cause any real anxieties, other than if you are newly diagnosed or the diabetic is a young child. For adults, short trips are easy enough. You will need to take all read more »