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On the Road (again!) With Diabetes
Episode 527th January 2022 • The Dave and Amber Show • David Kliff & Amber Clour
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On this episode of The Dave and Amber show, we're excited to chat about our travel experiences since the last show and share some lessons learned on the road! Technical issues, friends and failures, Dave and Amber will share the good, the bad, the ugly of real life diabetes travel and what it feels like to manage diabetes when tech takes a flop on the road! So glad you're here to join us in always learning and sharing The Diabetes Way.

![00:01 - 03:00] Opening Segment

  • An overview of Amber’s and Dave’s last trip.
  • Fort Worth - One night.
  • Las Vegas - Four days.
  • Dave shares some problems that he had with the glucose sensor.
  • A technical failure.
  • Dexcom app, Omnipod, Insulin pump.
  • “Flying blind”

[03:01 - 16:39] Our most recent travel experiences!

  • The hypoglycemia aware term.
  • The risks of hypoglycemia.
  • People who are not hypo aware.
  • The importance of CGM, and knowing the symptomps.
  • How Dave manages his condition.
  • The advantages of insulin pump therapy.
  • Freedom.
  • Lifestyle choice.
  • MDI (Multiple Daily Injection)
  • Dave provides details about how the Omnipod functions.
  • It’s necessary to have a backup for all the stuff diabetes people carry on a trip.
  • Sensors, pods, insulin, etc.
  • What if your flight gets delayed or cancelled.
  • Charger.
  • Insulin - Insulin delivery system.
  • Hypo protection.
  • Perception that people with diabetes have of carbohydrates.

[15:14 -17:01 ] Closing Segment

  • Amber shares her experience traveling with her friend.
  • How to connect with us.
  • Links below 
  • Final Words 

Tweetable quotes:

“ I think the reason for this part two is that even though we both plans, we did everything things happen, and learning how to roll with the punches.” - Amber Clour

“ The pump gave me a lot of freedom. And I've said this for a year. Insulin pump therapy, to me, is not a therapy choice. It's a lifestyle choice.” -  Dave Kliff

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