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Moving Country or Traveling for a Long Time

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Agraham1826, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. Agraham1826

    Agraham1826 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi just looking for some advice or if anyone has any knowledge. I’ve always wanted to travel and at some point would like to move abroad. However I know that this means it’s going to make my diabetics very expensive how would I go about getting my medication etc and how much would it actually cost?
     
  2. RosieLKH

    RosieLKH Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We travelled round Europe in our camper van in 2010. At that time I managed to persuade my GP to give me 6 months supply of medications - but I'm on tablets, with nothing that needed refrigerating (though we do have a fridge). Then I got a friend to pick up a repeat prescription and a relative who was coming out to see us brought the medications to me.

    I know of people who get repeat prescriptions filled by friends who then post the meds out to a post office abroad. I can order mine online from my GP, then someone has to collect and post for me.
     
  3. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    Be more specific, especially with a permanent move. Where?
     
  4. BunsenHoneydew

    BunsenHoneydew Prediabetes · Active Member

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    If you go to Australia you should be covered by Medicare under a reciprocal arrangement with the NHS
     
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