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Type 2 Holidaying abroad.

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by xlisa23x, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. xlisa23x

    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi I am going on holiday in ten days time to Malta. Will I need a letter from my doctor about my medication (tablets). I asked the doctors receptionist yesterday and she didn't have a clue. I don't want to get to the airport and they take all my meds off me I know you need one for type 1 as my mum needed to get one but what about type 2?

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    statler Type 2 · Active Member

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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Absolutely no need. Type 1s need a letter because they carry needles for injecting.
     
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  4. xlisa23x

    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    Have a great time!
     
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    Christina0308 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, going to Lanzarote next week and taking glucose monitor just to keep a check on levels, hand luggage or case.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hand luggage so there's less chance of losing it. There will be no issues at security.
     
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    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have a great time, I was there in February, just a word of warning, their food is very carb heavy.
     
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    Ann1982 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am type 2 but inject insulin and all I have ever been asked is is there anything sharp and I tell them what I have. I also carry a copy of my prescription and they are satisfied with that. You can also get a form letter from some of the companies like Bayer or one touch and just print it off yourself.
    Enjoy the holiday!
     
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    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    It's was so hard to pack for a week into a tiny suit case lol I'm not known to travel light lol

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    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    I've never been. Great salad all week then lol

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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    There is plenty of fish, and rabbit is a staple. It's the stuffed loaf that bowled me over, and all the pastries
     
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    xlisa23x Type 2 · Active Member

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    I refuse to eat rabbit! They r too cute lol

    Lisa
     
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