Here’s the story of two months I spent in Thailand, traveling solo with diabetes and seeking out places I hadn’t visited on previous trips to the Land of Smiles. What I found was captivating: warm, friendly people and places imbued with a live-and-let-live approach to life that makes Thailand such a rewarding land to wander around. Read these tales of Bangkok smog, the Death Railway, pit stops for mysterious fried snacks on Thailand’s largest wooden bridge, thieving monkeys in Lopburi, pizza and insect meals in Phitsanulok, and even a brand-new blood sugar meter from a Surin pharmacy. There’s no place on Earth like Thailand!
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What is 70-130.com?
The world is worth exploring, and Type 1 diabetes doesn't have to stop anyone from enjoying the rich experiences of travel. On 70-130 you'll find fun but honest travelogues and photos from my journeys around the world with T1D and get tips for safely hitting the road, with diabetes supplies and without fear.
Traveling with diabetes is rarely easy but it's always worth it. 70-130 (named for my elusive target blood sugar range) exists to inspire others to break through whatever they feel is holding them back.
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MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: This website is not intended as medical advice. I am not a medical professional, just a patient with Type 1 diabetes who makes plenty of mistakes. Always check with a doctor before changing your medical regimen or traveling or doing anything new.