Managing Diabetes on Business Trips

Written by Nicole Joseph
Reviewed by Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE

If you travel frequently for work, you know that business trips can be accompanied by a great deal of stress. Business travel with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes can be even more challenging: while worrying about courting a new client or giving a big presentation, you have to make sure that you eat right, exercise, and keep your blood glucose levels under control.

Follow these tips to make sure that you excel at taking care of business—and taking care of yourself.

Frequent business trips are a standard part of many jobs. You may feel like you spend more time on airplanes than you do in your own office, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t successfully manage your diabetes while you are away. Taking a few steps to ensure that you are keeping your blood glucose in control during travel can make traveling for business a breeze.

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