Travel planning with diabetes

Over the years I’ve travelled a lot. Some of the trips have been weekend drives, some have been multi-week 4WD expeditions. Some have been all hiking, some have been based on ships. There’s been travel on almost every mode of transport. Sometimes I’ve been in resorts, sometimes business hotels, sometimes in tents and bush huts. And …

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Accu-Chek Performa BG meter – a last-minute purchase

This is part travel story, and part commentary about a BG meter. Take spares For my recent African trip I assembled spares of everything, so I’d be fine if anything misbehaved. I had a backup pump, a backup OpenAPS rig, a backup CGM-collection phone, a spare G5 transmitter, spare sensors, BG meters, insulin (both sets …

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A busy month in Adelaide

I’m still writing this from the wilds of Africa, thus the assorted photos in this post. But there’re some upcoming events in August I wanted to tell you about. In late August the Australasian Diabetes Congress will be held in Adelaide, South Australia. This is the annual Scientific Meeting of the ADS and ADEA, and will be …

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