Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Traveling

[ Topical Index | Current Questions | Dec 18 | Nov 18 | Oct 18 | Sep 18 | Aug 18 | Jul 18 | Jun 18 | More... | Submit Question ]


  1. I may be traveling to the Democratic Republic of Congo. How difficult is it to get insulin there? How much will it cost? (16 May 2012)
  2. What adjustments should be made to our son's insulin pump to adjust for the time change during our upcoming trip to Europe? (5 Jun 2009)
  3. We are going to Europe for a cruise. How do we adjust our son's Levemir dose? (30 Apr 2009)
  4. What are the rules for flying with a diabetic child? (2 Dec 2008)
  5. When my teen travels to several European countries this summer, how can he keep his insulin cool? Can we FedEx insulin to him, if needed? (3 Jun 2008)
  6. My daughter uses NovoNordisk penfills. Can I get them in the U.S.? We will be visiting there from Poland. (16 Feb 2007)
  7. Since my son usually runs high when travelling by car, is it unreasonable for me to ask that he be allowed to fly for a band trip rather than endure the 24 hour ride? (2 Nov 2006)
  8. When she travels to England, Spain, France and Italy, what should my teen daughter do if she loses her diabetes supplies or they are stolen? (12 Jul 2006)
  9. I would like to take my twins, both of whom have diabetes, to the Dominican Republic. What are local hospitals like? What do I do if they get sick? (26 Jun 2006)
  10. My teen daughter has had diabetes for 13 years and takes good care of herself. She wants to go on a school trip to Ecuador. Should I let her go? (25 Jun 2006)
  11. When my daughter travels overseas, she plans to use a Frio wallet for her insulin. What can she use to keep the bottles from breaking? (12 May 2006)
  12. If I take my daughter to Honduras this summer, where can I find a pediatric endocrinologist there? Is international travel safe for a child with type 1? (9 May 2006)
  13. My husband and I plan to travel to China to adopt a child. We are unsure about traveling with our four year old who has type 1. What are your thoughts? (30 Jun 2005)
  14. Will I have problems traveling to and from Japan with my insulin pump and other diabetes supplies? (14 Jun 2005)
  15. If I go to Australia for six months to a year, how do I manage my diabetes while there? Do I need to take my insulin supplies with me? (21 Mar 2005)
  16. Since we are going to Australia for a year, should we ship supplies since we cannot carry it all? Can my friend get insulin in Australia? (17 Mar 2005)
  17. Where can I find out about immunizations needed for a trip to Thailand? (27 Feb 2005)
  18. For someone who currently takes Lantus at 2 p.m., traveling to Australia, how should she alter the Lantus dose to account for the time difference? (19 Feb 2005)
  19. I might go backpacking through Europe next summer. As a pumper, are there any special arrangements I should make? Is it feasible for me to go? (17 Feb 2005)
  20. Our family is planning a trip to Europe. Where can I get information about medical care for our son who has diabetes, should the need arise? (30 Dec 2004)

[ Topical Index | Current Traveling Questions | Questions from 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 ]

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: (none)
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.