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The best travel is the lightest travel, but you’ll still need to take some stuff with you. Here are some honest reviews of equipment and clothes I’ve taken traveling with me over the years – the good and the bad. Also check out my thoughts on diabetes equipment. There is a lot out there, and while some like pumps and CGMs, others don’t. And traveling with these things is a whole science in and of itself. My general rule when packing is “the less the better”… and here is how I get the most out of my trips with bags that don’t weigh me down.

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