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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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There's traveling, and then there's traveling in style. How you define "style" is up to you, of course, but to get from Battambang, Cambodia up to the town of Siem Reap (ក្រុងសៀមរាប) Masayo and I decided to forgo a bus or taxi and take a rickety old boat up the river. It wasn't luxury; it was better. It was traveling in style! Battambang was nice but it was time to move on, and lucky for us the little Sangkae River runs right through the town and heads northeast towards the... [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 23
Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve - Barataria Preserve

Nothing like swamp-walking to fix high blood sugar

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Day 8
Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

A lizard beckons us towards ancient desert petroglyphs

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Day 74
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Temperatures and blood sugars going up and down all day

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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 16
Latvia to Lithuania

Latvia to Lithuania: An improvement in blood sugar?

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Day 93
Serbia

Lassoing high blood sugars on a day off in Belgrade

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Day 129
Norway

Cabin fever in a northern Norway town

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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 46
Gulangyu

Gulangyu, a Chinese community like no other

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Day 26
Huangshan Mountains

Struggling up China's sacred Huangshan mountains

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Day 14
Hefei

Laundry service plus vomit: The tale of Hefei

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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 201
Thailand

Recuperating by the Mekong River: After the hospital

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Day 183
Laos

International culture and medicine, Laos-style

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Day 12
Malaysia

The view of Malaysia from atop an elephant

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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 6
Kanchanaburi

Exploring Kanchanaburi's messy international ties

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Day 1
Bangkok

First days are so exciting: Bangkok again

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Day 7
Kanchanaburi to Thong Pha Phum

The Death Railway to 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.

Take Dr. Bronner's soap and leave everything else at home

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My review of Bluff Works travel pants after four months in Europe

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Compact packing: 400 blood sugar test strips

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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 Slovakia with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Slovenia with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Croatia with diabetes

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The Psychology of Diabetes

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

Trump stress and bad blood sugar: how to avoid it

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Diabetes morning syndrome and sleepy BGs

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Diabetes doesn't lie about stress

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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: Noma No Okeyaki

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Diabetes Osaka A-Z: Q's Mall

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Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Senbonmatsu Bridge

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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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16 photos that'll inspire you to visit Norway in winter

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14 photos that'll inspire you to visit Albania

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