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Traveling from 2003

  1. I am studying abroad in India and was wondering where in Bangalore I could purchase Humalog and/or NPH insulin. (24 Dec 2003)
  2. I am thinking of doing some volunteer work in third-world countries.How do I find out which countries will have insulin supplies? (14 Oct 2003)
  3. Due to the high altitude of Mexico City and the pollution, is there any reason I should not be able to go with them? (12 Sep 2003)
  4. I am looking for a mini portable insulin cooler that is battery powered only. I need it for camping where there is no electricity. (30 Aug 2003)
  5. My one year old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about two weeks ago, we are planing a trip for the first time. (15 Aug 2003)
  6. What would your recommendations be regarding health care for our daughter in Thailand at this time ? (25 Jul 2003)
  7. My son is going on a canoe trip. If we lower his insulin dose, would we leave the carbs the same? (23 Jul 2003)
  8. My friend needs to know how to adjust insulin injection when traveling to America. (22 Jul 2003)
  9. At the beach last year, my son invariably went high when I checked him at bedtime, although his numbers were fine during the day. (16 Jul 2003)
  10. What are the corresponding names Protaphane and Actrapid in the US? When do we give the insulin injections on travel days? (6 Jul 2003)
  11. Would you please be good enough to give me some do's and don'ts for this holiday? (25 Jun 2003)
  12. My son plans to visit the USA for five to six months, and our health plan does not want to give him enough infusion sets. (19 Jun 2003)
  13. Is it safe to wear his insulin pump on extreme roller coasters? Can he wear the pump on the airplane? (6 Jun 2003)
  14. We are considering switching to Lantus with Humalog instead of the pump for the vacation. Please help. (31 May 2003)
  15. Are there heat stable test strips or ones that you can refrigerate? (27 Apr 2003)
  16. I am curious what problems may develop in traveling through Europe with diabetes. Do you have any ideas? (8 Apr 2003)
  17. Do you have travel guidelines for traveling with an insulin pump? (3 Apr 2003)
  18. I am going on a mission trip to Zambia where there is no refrigeration, and I can not go unless I find something to keep my insulin safe. (28 Mar 2003)
  19. We are going to be traveling to a time zone that is five hours behind where we live and want some guidance on adjusting basal rates. (24 Mar 2003)
  20. I went on a trip, left my ACE inhibitors at home, and couldn't take them for about six days, but I started them again. Is this dangerous? (23 Mar 2003)
  21. Can I get 70/30 insulin in England in any pharmacy? Do if they have another compatible insulin? What is the name of it? (3 Feb 2003)
  22. Our daughter has type 1 diabetes, and our family is planning a two year sailing trip to begin in the next two years. (13 Jan 2003)

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