Watch as Anna shares what she things are the most important things to remember when going on a trip. What tips would YOU share with the community?


Adam Brown scientifically tests the simplest, most fundamental exercise possible: walking. It can be done anywhere, does not cost anything, and requires no equipment. What follows is his personal diabetes experience testing the blood sugar benefits of walking, a brief review of studies on diabetes and walking, and five tips to incorporate walking into your […]


“Ok: Infusion sets… check. Reservoirs… check. Alcohol swabs… check. Three bottles of Novolog, two of Lantus… check. Ice packs… check. Glucagon… check. Insulated bag for stuff… check. Syringes… check. Batteries… check. Test strips… check. Lancets… check. Extra meter… check. Metformin… check. Glucose tabs… check. Prescriptions… check. Water bottle… check. Vitamins… check. Thermometer… check. Pump clip, […]

Traveling Abroad with T1D

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Diabetes should never stop you from doing anything. I’ve even met a man with diabetes who climbed Mt. Everest! While I don’t have a passion for climbing, I do love to travel. When I was young, I set off on adventures in Europe with my family and my parents took care of most of the […]


We were just about to cross to that next cool part of our lives as a married couple –the time when you could take off without the kids for a weekend or more. Then I jinxed it. By saying it out loud. “Lauren will be in kindergarten this fall. I think we can leave the […]

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I strapped my newborn to my chest in her sling, and pushed my double stroller through the airport. Two car seats, a diaper bag, an activity bag, and one carry-on suitcase full of diabetes supplies left no room for my baby in her stroller seat. My husband had gone before us to begin settling our […]


I travel often for business and pleasure and have some “rules of the road” that can help you travel safely with diabetes-and make sure all your diabetes gear ends up with you when you arrive. First, I start out with a packing list. It has all my medications and supplies on it, and I refer […]

Top 10 T1D Trip Prep Tips


by GluStaff on March 7, 2013 Recently I had the opportunity to take a trip to Alaska. I had a great time but prepping for the trip was an adventure in and of itself. I thought I’d share my top ten diabetes trip prep tips with you: · Put your pump site in a visible […]

Talking Travel

talking travel For many of us the winter months are cold and dreary but for some it means time to vacation and escape to warmer temperatures. We heard from several of you that you use the late winter and early spring months to prepare for summer adventures and we thought what better time than to tackle […]

Video: Diabetes Relationships

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We asked you, members of the Glu Community, what is most difficult to share with your partner/spouse about diabetes and what is most important thing to share with them? Watch as Bill and Anna share their personal experiences and recap some of your thoughts each topic:   By Bill Woods–GluBill and Anna Floreen–GluAnna