Information and travel tips for diabetics traveling anywhere in the world

  • Top 10 Travel Tips - the keys to make your journey safe and enjoyable
  • International Travel – information for North Americans who are traveling to other parts of the world
  • US Travel – help for anyone traveling around the United States
  • Government - security guidelines and suggestions from the US, Canadian and UK government websites

Traveling with diabetes doesn’t have to be difficult. We provide you with a variety of information to make your personal and business travel a pleasure. Whether you travel within the United States or around the world, we hope you will find this information useful. Please let us know what other information you would like and we will do our best to make it available.

 

When traveling in the US simply dial 911 for emergency services

The following is an excerpt from “Diabetes and Heart Disease” published by Krames

(911 is for travelers within the United States. Simply dial 911 and you will be connected with Emergency Services.      For international travel; check for local emergency facilities in the country you are visiting.)

If you have a sudden heart problem, prompt treatment could save your life. You may be having a heart attack or angina if you have one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Heavy sweating
  • Tiredness, weakness, or faintness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Pain or pressure in your chest, back, neck, jaw, or arm