When I travel, it's usually in a car, so I have a little more control over what, where and when I stop to eat or take my breaks. But for those who travel on planes, it can be harder to know what options are out there and may take a little more planning.
Adam's book "Bright Spots and Landmines" tackles some of these issues. He shares how he prepackages his snacks and what he does about tight schedules and lack of sleep and how it creates some crazy cravings. Boy do I know about those.
Here is his excerpt from his book: https://diatribe.org/tackling-travel-diabetes...
He shares his choices, his methods and even his CGM results with foods he ate. It is very practical and a great way to get you or your loved one who is diabetic ready for a great vacation with a little less stress.
The only thing I do slightly differently is that I will have a trail mix that has dried fruit in it for hiking. I had an experience a couple of years ago where I was eating wonderfully low carb, but my extra activity with hiking plummeted me into some dangerous lows. So that is my only exception, but the rest of what he shares is great.
Have fun on your vacations, but remember, diabetes doesn't take a vacation and being on top of your game will make your vacation a great one.
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