Cruising with Type 1 Diabetes

Vacation Blood Sugar Stats:

  • High: 264
  • Low: 31
  • 7-Day Average: 158 (Did not include first 3 days of trip)
  • 14-Day Average: 138 (Includes all travel but also some pre-trip checks)

I was nervous about taking a cruise for the first time since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and depending heavily on my medical devices. I consulted some forums and scoured the blogosphere for advice.

I quickly got over the traveling by airplane with diabetes and will be taking my first solo flight for work next month. In the past I have depended heavily on Brad to catch my carry on bags through security, so I’m on my own for this unless I end up at security at the same time as my colleague.

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