We share numerous stories here at the ‘Mine about diabetes across the globe, and how many in our community are doing what they can to help those in need worldwide. Today, we’re excited to share a first-hand account of a fellow type 1 and friend here in Indianapolis, who spent three weeks this summer on a mission trip to Mozambique, Africa. Her aim: to help develop a health plan for the people in that Third…Read more »
Traveling with diabetes can be a daunting task for even the most experienced PWDs (persons with diabetes).
Did I pack enough needles? Is my insulin safe? Got backup prescriptions just in case? Are there doctors where I’m going who’ll accept my insurance if need be?
Yup, traveling to an unfamiliar country can be especially challenging with diabetes…
Today, we’re happy to introduce Stephanie Bradford from central Pennsylvania, a freelance writer and marketing consultant who’s been…Read more »
I remember standing on the school gym floor staring up at the rope I was supposed to climb.
My mouth must have been wide open, as I stood gaping up at the ceiling.
The top of the rope was so high up there, but for some crazy reason my 5th grade gym teacher believed we should and could climb all the way up — just to touch the ceiling and then climb back down.
Summer’s always a busy travel time, and it goes without saying that we PWDs have a whole lot to keep in mind whenever we hit the road…
At the moment, our whole team is on the move. Mike and his wife are heading to Orlando for the annual CWD Friends For Life conference, both to cover the conference and to enjoy some vacation time at the Disney Resort for the first time since they honeymooned…Read more »
Even when traveling, guess who’s along for the ride?
Thanks to our cartoonist Mike Durbin, who blogs at My Diabetic Heart and knows a thing or two about traveling with diabetes.