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Travel can make it hard to keep your blood glucose (sugar) within your target range because of changes in time zones, meal schedules, and types of foods available.
Whenever you need to see a doctor away from home, let them know you have diabetes. And always wear medical identification. In an emergency, medical identification lets people know that you have diabetes so they can care for you appropriately if you are unable to speak.
When you are travelling:
When you are travelling by car:
When you are flying:
When you are travelling to other countries:
Adaptation Date: 9/21/2022
Adapted By: Alberta Health Services
Adaptation Reviewed By: Alberta Health Services
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