Sisters Erica and Alexandra, from Hawaii,
traveled almost 5,000 miles to JDRF's
Children's Congress in Washington, DC.
It's time for the annual family vacation. Besides the usual stress of togetherness with your little brother, you're dealing with airport waits, time changes, and weird meal times.
One way to keep on top of things is to test often to see where your blood sugar is, and adjust your liquids, food, and insulin to stay in control. Don't forget to keep instant glucose tablets or candies in your pocket, purse, or bag.
"Excuse Me, Is that a Needle?" Tips for traveling with diabetes supplies
Time TricksWhen you're jetting across time zones
Hiking and Camping Smarts Tips from two diabetes experts who spend a lot of time in the great outdoors