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Skiing advice!

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by rebeccajane88, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. rebeccajane88

    rebeccajane88 · Newbie

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    I am a type 1 diabetic, and have been for 13 years my diabetes is fairly stable. However, I am going skiing next year and was wondering if anyone had any advice they could give me? also if anyone knew where i could get some good diabetes travel insurance.

    Thanks

    Rebecca
     
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    cugila · Master

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    kegstore · Well-Known Member

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    Rebecca

    I go skiing every year and don't really think about it being a special circumstance, what I mean is I regard it the same way as any form of exercise. Saying that, I am a very lazy skier so maybe "exercise" is stretching it somewhat! Make sure you have your emergency kit is easily accessible (jelly babies, bg testing etc) and you won't go far wrong.

    For travel insurance I usually get an annual policy that covers wintersports with InsureandGo: http://www.insureandgo.com/ who are reasonably competitive, however next year I will be taking the insurance thrown in with my bank account as it offers just as much cover but is free.
     
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