You’re off on an adventure! Your bag is packed, you’re ready to go – but wait! Do you have your diabetes toolkit? Here’s what you need for a fun day out.
Don’t forget these essentials
Your Type 1 diabetes toolkit
If you have Type 1 diabetes, you’ll need to take:
- Your insulin
- Your FreeStyle LibreLink app or FreeStyle Libre reader
- A juice box or sweets (in case you go low)
- Your phone (in case of emergencies)
- Pre-packed lunch or cash for food
- A back-up testing kit
What do you always pack in your diabetes toolkit?
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