The following list contains helpful links to valuable information on how to travel safely and in comfort. If you know of other sites that should be on this list please let us know at Contact Us so we may share them with others.

 

ASSOCIATIONS

AARP                                                                 www.aarp.org
American Diabetes Association                         www.diabetes.org 
American Dietitic Association                             www.eatright.org 
American Podiatric Medical Association             www.apma.org      
International Diabetes Foundation                   www.idf.org
Medicare Diabetes Services                              www.medicare.gov/health/diabetes.asp 
National Family Caregivers Association             www.nfcacares.org
National Federation of the Blind                        www.nfb.org

Canadian Associations

Canadian Diabetes Association                       www.diabetes.ca
Diabete Quebec                                               www.diabete.qc.ca
 

Accessible Travel Links

Some sites and resources for accessible spots to vacation and have a great time.AARP Magazine lists these sites.

Access-able.com          “We provide information about: disabled travel, wheelchair travel, disabled holidays, disability travel, handicapped travel, accessible travel, accessable travel, vacations for disabled, mature travel.”

Accessible Portugal.com   Disabled Holidays in Portugal – Wheelchair Vacations. -Accessible Holidays and Tours. – Minivan Wheelchair accessible Transport.

Disabilitytravel.com      ”We have the expertise and the resources to provide accessible travel programs that harmonize individual capabilities with recreational travel. We have also collected a vast array of disability resources regarding destinations, services, access, barrier free travel and traveler suppliers.”

Eaiadventure.com          ”We are one of the leading companies providing small group, eco-friendly travel throughout the world. Our itineraries are designed to allow you to explore the world around you as well as to introduce you to fascinating cultures and peoples.”

Flyingwheelstravel.com    “There’s no reason to stay home when that wonderful world of travel is waiting out there for you! At Flying Wheels, we’ve been specializing in travel for persons with physical disabilities since 1970.

 

General Information on Care for Diabetes

Looking for information on how to manage diabetes. The following links contain information for living with diabetes

Diabetes Compass – Dedicated to helping you take charge of your health. Whether you are healthy, recently diagnosed with diabetes or have had it for years, you’ll find helpful information on our website. Weekly Canadian radio show. Check it out!

Diabetes Monitor – Monitoring diabetes happenings everywhere in cyberspace, and providing information, education and support for people with diabetes

dLife – For Your Diabetes Life — Information on living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Weekly syndicated TV show. Check your local listings.

Joslin Diabetes Center – Conquering Diabetes in All of its Forms

Johns Hopkins – Newsletter on the latest information on Diabetes

Mendosa.com – Your On-line Diabetes Resource

National Diabetes Education Program – Have Diabetes, Will Travel

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

TCOYD – Taking Control of Your Diabetes

 

General Travel Information

Transportation Security Association (TSA) – Government agency responsible for the safety of travelers.

US Department of State — Travel and Living Abroad

 

General Diabetic Travel Articles

diabetes-travel.co.uk – Travelling with insulin (transporting & storing)

Voice of the Diabetic – Newsletter from the National Federation of the Blind

 

Diabetes Blogs

The Diabetes Blog – Diabetes information and discussion.

Diabetes.Blog.com – A blog companion to the Diabetes Monitor.

Diabetes Mine AWARD WINNING. A goldmine of straight talk and encouragement for people living with diabetes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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