How to Travel the World with a Broken Down Pancreas

When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes my parents made it clear to me that the only thing that would limit my life would be me. That yes, I had been diagnosed with a sometimes tricky, chronic illness, but that it no way had to limit my future plans.

I grew up in a family that loved adventure, so after being diagnosed at the age of 13, I didn’t want that to end. I was blessed with a great medical team and family and friends who helped me navigate how to plan for international trips.

Over the years of speaking, I’ve often been asked travel related questions…

Read my answers at DiabeticLifestyle…


Traveling by camel in Northern Egypt up Mount Sinai.

My 9 Favorite Diabetes Things

When Oprah had her daily talk show, I always looked forward to the annual “Favorite Things” episode. As a person who has lived with diabetes for many years, I’d like to share with you some of the items that have made the experience better and the daily maintenance a little bit easier. So in Oprah-like fashion, here is my list of 9 favorite diabetes things:

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dexcomapple1. Apple Watch with the Dexcom CGM is one of my top items!