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Jeremy in front of Czech sign with arrows Welcome to 70-130! I'm Jeremy, a world traveler from the US who's had Type 1 diabetes since 1982. It's not always easy but I love exploring this big friendly planet, insulin and test strips by my side. And if I can do it, so can you.

Follow my detailed and honest travelogues, read my expert tips for T1D care around the world, and feel inspired to dream up your own adventures right here. Blood sugar may not always be between 70 and 130 mg/dL — but the journey is always worth it!

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Joaquim Miro, who runs a cool website called The Alternative Ways, was kind enough to reach out to me and interview me about my life traveling the world with diabetes. You can read the interview here. The Alternative Ways is a travel website that Joaquim started to help people travel as a lifestyle – a goal I can get behind. Joaquim is not a diabetic, but his brother, father, and a close friend are, so he got curious about how to help people with diabetes who want to travel like he does. He... [read more]

Highlights from the travelogue

National Parks T1D Road Trip

The great American road trip — now with diabetes! Three months, 15,000 miles, spectacular scenery,
and hundreds of blood sugar checks and insulin injections. Here's how it all went down.

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Day 6
California

The whole world in two hours, courtesy of Southern California

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Day 74
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Temperatures and blood sugars going up and down all day

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How diabetes skills saved me a bunch of money on the car rental (video)

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More National Parks USA

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131 Days in Europe with Diabetes

Stories, photos and blood sugar reports from every single day of a thrilling backpacking adventure through
nineteen countries stretching from Estonia to Macedonia, Poland to Croatia... and even northern Norway in winter.

Day 79
Croatia

The most scenic bus trip you can take in Croatia

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Day 103
Kosovo

Reasons not to visit a city after a tear gas riot

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Day 124
Croatia to Norway

Flying is cheating, but oh the views! Croatia to Norway

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More Europe

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90 Days in China with Diabetes

All the amazing misty mountain hikes, gorgeous river cruises, snowy high desert bus trips, hidden pockets of
varying local cultures, and diabetic guesses from a remarkable trip into another world.

Day 47
Taxiacun

Fujian tulou houses and the perfect kindness of strangers

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Day 14
Hefei

Laundry service plus vomit: The tale of Hefei

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Day 26
Huangshan Mountains

Struggling up China's sacred Huangshan mountains

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More China

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11 Months in Southeast Asia with Diabetes

A relaxed and almost endless trip around ancient empires, laid-back towns, and the friendliest people on Earth.
A trip so long I had to buy diabetes supplies several times on the way.

Day 62
Malaysia

Rich cultural mix of Malacca, Malaysia

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Day 10
Malaysia

The tourist scam that actually worked

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Day 1
Taiwan

How to get back into the rhythm of travel

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More Southeast Asia

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2 Months in Thailand with Diabetes (2011)

A fun meander around northern and western Thailand, including captivating small towns
and some quests to find diabetes supplies in unlikely-looking pharmacies.

Day 28
Phitsanulok

Pigs, roaches, and other tasty morsels from Phitsanulok

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Day 19
Lopburi

How to coexist with Lopburi's monkeys

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Day 8
Thong Pha Phum

Cheapo shopping in Thong Pha Phum

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More Thailand (2011)

Gear Reviews and Packing Tips

Honest equipment reviews, tips for packing (including diabetes supplies), and
ideas for light, efficient travel.

Scrubba wash bag travel review after 4 months in Europe

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Compact packing: 400 blood sugar test strips

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Why I don't want a continuous glucose monitor

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Destination Guides for Diabetic Travelers

Want to travel somewhere? Get advice from a diabetic who's been there himself.

Guide

Tips for traveling to Croatia with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Albania with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Slovakia with diabetes

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More Destination Guides

The Psychology of Diabetes

Some thoughts on diabetes and blood sugar not necessarily related to travel.

Diabetes doesn't lie about stress

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Diabetes morning syndrome and sleepy BGs

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Trump stress and bad blood sugar: how to avoid it

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More Psychology

Osaka, Japan Blood Sugars A to Z

Twenty six places in Osaka, Japan, and twenty-six blood sugar readings between 70 and 130.

Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Ferry Terminal

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Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Jizo statues

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Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Zuikō 4-chōme station

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Inspiring Travel Photos

Photographic motivation for anyone who wants to get out and see how amazing the world is.

12 photos that'll inspire you to visit Åland Islands

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12 photos that'll inspire you to visit Cambodia

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14 photos that'll inspire you to visit Estonia

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