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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 44
Hot Springs National Park

What do you mean diabetics can't soak in Hot Springs National Park?!

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Day 31
Congaree National Park

All trees and no mosquitos in Congaree National Park

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Day 5
San Bernardino Mountains

L.A. glitz, meet the San Bernardino Mountains

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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 130
Norway

The faint Northern Lights of frozen Bodø

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Day 59
Hungary to Slovenia

The sunny train from Hungary into Slovenia

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Day 119
Montenegro

Living in Kotor forever isn't a bad idea

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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 51
Zhuzhou

Overnight stay in Zhuzhou, a town I can't remember

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Day 53
Wuhan

Eight days in a backpacker's oasis in Wuhan, China

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Day 46
Gulangyu

Gulangyu, a Chinese community like no other

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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 15
Malaysia

How your travel funds can get stolen via wi-fi

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Day 35
Malaysia

Kuala Selangor's wild menagerie

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Day 192
Laos to Thailand

Emergency ambulance across an international border

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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 11
Thong Pha Phum to Sangkhlaburi

Ever-deeper levels of remoteness: Sangkhlaburi

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Day 28
Phitsanulok

Pigs, roaches, and other tasty morsels from Phitsanulok

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Day 1
Bangkok

First days are so exciting: Bangkok again

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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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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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More Gear

Destination Guides for Diabetic Travelers

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

Guide

Tips for traveling to Malaysia with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Thailand with diabetes

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Guide

Tips for traveling to Cambodia with diabetes

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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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Trump stress and bad blood sugar: how to avoid it

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Diabetes morning syndrome and sleepy BGs

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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.

Diabetes Osaka A-Z: Q's Mall

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Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Noma No Okeyaki

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Diabetic Osaka A-Z: Osaka Castle

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More Osaka A to Z

Inspiring Travel Photos

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

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

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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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