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As a diabetic, you know that it takes constant vigilance to manage the disease. Because of that, you spend a little more time planning before traveling to ensure you stay healthy and keep your diabetes under control. You know that changes in your meals, physical activity and time zones can all have an impact the way you manage the disease.…

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People with diabetes need to prepare in advance for most daily activities. They especially need to plan before traveling to ensure their daily diabetes care routine is not disrupted. Travel with your diabetes care medicines and tools at hand. Whether traveling by car, train, or plane, ensure you travel with your diabetes care medicines and tools at hand, and make…

Plan to manage Diabetes

Diabetics know all too well that managing the disease requires constant vigilance. Stray from your routine, and you can find yourself in trouble. But that doesn’t mean diabetics need to fear travel, whether for business or pleasure. It does require some extra planning to make sure you stay healthy throughout your trip. Traveling is very disruptive to our routines; in…

Dealing with lost or forgotten medications, broken or damaged medical equipment or the immediate effects of low or high blood sugar can ruin any diabetic’s travel plans. With a little foresight and preparation, a person with diabetes can travel locally or abroad with minimal hassles and headaches. Here are some ways to plan for a trip. Making a medical kit…

Under the terms of a landmark joint action announced last week by both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Union’s European Medicine Agency (EMA), the availability of the diabetes drug Avandia will be limited or non-existent going forward.  Citing studies linking Avandia to increased risk for heart attacks and strokes, EMA authorities said sales will be…

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