Life Beyond Diabetes Blog

Road Tripping with Type 2 Diabetes

Aug 13, 2019

I LOVE a good road trip! I can get in the car and drive for hours. I particularly like taking side roads and seeing crazy things that are off the beaten path. Some of my favorites have been the Spam Museum and the Jolly Green Giant (both in Minnesota), the prairie dog colonies in the Badlands of South Dakota, and the World’s Largest Rocking Chair (on Route 66 in Missouri--Though I just Googled and learned that it's been outpaced by a BIGGER one in Illinois. Time to get back on the road again!). As you can probably tell, I’m usually just as excited about the journey as I am about the destination!

Road-tripping with Diabetes requires a bit more preparation than just hopping in the car and driving. But with the proper planning, Diabetes doesn’t have to get in the way of the adventure!

Here are a few things to think about when prepping for a road trip when you have Diabetes

Check your blood sugar before you drive! This is particularly important for people who take...

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