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blucon
In-depth 2019 Blucon Review + $10 Blucon Discount Code!
The Blucon Nightrider is an exciting new device that turns your Freestyle Libre into a CGM! Check out my Blucon Review here for all the details you need...
Cazzy Magennis
July 27, 2019
Reviews
carry-on backpack by standard luggage co
Carry-On Backpack by Standard Luggage Co: Full 2019 Review
On our recent trip to Lithuania we tested out the brilliant carry-on travel backpack by the Standard Luggage Co. See what we thought below.......
Cazzy Magennis
June 2, 2019
Diabetes
MiaoMiao with Freestyle Libre
In-Depth 2019 MiaoMiao Review + $10 MiaoMiao Discount Code!
The MiaoMiao is the exciting new device that can transform your FreeStyle Libre into a CGM. Check out my MiaoMiao review post to find out everything...
Cazzy Magennis
April 23, 2019
Diabetes
Cazzy by ocean
My Diabetic Year In Review 2018
2018 has come to an end, so below I explore some of the highs and lows I've experience travelling the world with type 1 diabetes in 2018 + what's next!
Cazzy Magennis
December 29, 2018
Travel stories
visiting Halstatt
2018: Our Year In Review
2018 has been a crazy year for us and we've so many fond memories to look back on. Here's what we've been up to and what we're looking forward to in 2019.
Bradley Williams
December 16, 2018
Diabetes
my insulin pump
The Different Types Of Insulin Pumps Available In 2019
If you're interested in insulin pumps and thinking of getting one then check out my guide to different types of insulin pumps on the market in 2019.
Cazzy Magennis
December 4, 2018
Diabetes
christmas gifts for diabetics
The Ultimate Christmas Gifts For Diabetics In 2018: A Gift Giving Guide
Your guide to buying gifts for diabetics (and yourself) this Christmas, from practical, funny and pretty, we've got all your presents sorted below..
Cazzy Magennis
November 20, 2018
Diabetes
switching time zones with type 1 diabetes
Switching Time Zones With Type 1 Diabetes
Switching time zones with type 1 diabetes can be a daunting experience, but here is some useful advice that's helped me along with my travels....
Cazzy Magennis
November 1, 2018
Diabetes
halloween and type 1 diabetes
8 Tips To Survive Halloween With Type 1 Diabetes
Halloween is just around the corner, so check out my tips on surviving Halloween with type 1 diabetes...don't worry you don't have to miss out...
Cazzy Magennis
October 25, 2018
Diabetes
type 1 diabetes diagnosis things not told
5 things they don't tell you when you're diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
A lighthearted post on the things they forgot to mention when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, almost 10 years ago....if you can relate...let me know
Cazzy Magennis
October 12, 2018
Diabetes
diabetes burnout
Diabetes Burnout: What is it?
Have you ever felt like you just want to give up? feel angry and sad over your diabetes? You are not alone. Check out my experience of diabetes burnout
Cazzy Magennis
October 2, 2018
Diabetes
Swimming with diabetes
Swimming With Diabetes: All Your Questions Answered!
A little guide to swimming with diabetes. From affecting blood sugar, insulin pump and CGM waterproof capabilities! This is your complete guide..
Cazzy Magennis
July 10, 2018
Diabetes
diabetes and the beach
Diabetes And The Beach: Tips For Management
This is your t1d and beach guide, helping you prepare for the heat, the activities, the water and so much more. There is also a Frio discount inside.
Cazzy Magennis
June 26, 2018
Monthly Roundup
April monthly blog roundup
April monthly blog roundup [2018]
April has been an incredible month, filled mostly with days spent in the sun working and evenings sipping wine watching the sun set over the Adriatic Sea.
Bradley Williams
May 5, 2018
Diabetes
tsa guidelines for diabetes supplies
TSA Guidelines For Diabetes Supplies
Some people can find it stressful with TSA airport security, so to ease the stress, I've put together a guide on TSA guidelines for diabetes supplies.
Cazzy Magennis
April 26, 2018
Travel stories
How do we afford to travel the world?
How do we afford to travel the world?
Here's a look at exactly how we make our money and are able to afford to travel the world (p.s. it's not through a trust fund or because our families pay!)
Bradley Williams
April 23, 2018
Diabetes
Medangelone
Travel Hacks: The MedAngelOne Sensor
A little guide to the MedAngel sensor! What is it, how it works, and why it's a great device for travelling with type 1 diabetes. Keep reading....
Cazzy Magennis
April 21, 2018
Diabetes
Freestyle libre sensor review
2019 FreeStyle Libre Sensor Review: All Your Questions Answered!
Your ultimate FreeStyle Libre Sensor Review: what it is, the benefits, where it's available, how much it costs, how it compares to CGM's, plus more!
Cazzy Magennis
April 16, 2018
Diabetes
Flying with diabetes
Flying with diabetes [10 things you should know]
A guide to prepare you with the ultimate 10 things you should know about flying with diabetes. With tips and advice to ensure your journey is a smooth one.
Cazzy Magennis
April 11, 2018
Diabetes
Insulin Travel Cases
Insulin Travel Cases 2019: Finding The Best [+Cheapest] One For You!
Here's the best insulin travel cases in 2019, that can help keep your insulin cool. Their benefits, disadvantages and where to find them for purchase.
Cazzy Magennis
March 29, 2018
Diabetes
Skiing in austria
Skiing with type 1 diabetes
Your guide to skiing with type 1 diabetes and how to manage your blood sugars when busting air. I offer you my top tips that I've learnt from skiing.
Cazzy Magennis
March 6, 2018
Diabetes
Blood sugars in the cold
How To Manage Your Diabetes In Cold Weather
A guide to managing your blood sugars in the cold and diabetes in cold weather. From how it affects your body, and tips on achieving level blood sugars.
Cazzy Magennis
February 27, 2018
Diabetes
Drinking with type 1 diabetes
A Guide To Drinking Alcohol While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
A guide to enjoying alcohol with type 1 diabetes. Whether it's a causal Friday night tipple or a party, follow these tips for drinking with type 1 diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
January 29, 2018
Diabetes
Insulin in the key to travelling
Dealing With Problems While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
Your guide to dealing with problems and mishaps whilst travelling with type 1 diabetes. It's never as bad as you think it will be in your head...
Cazzy Magennis
January 24, 2018
Diabetes
Waterparks with diabetes
Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes At A Waterpark
Some tips & tricks for managing type 1 diabetes at a waterpark. You don't have to miss out, there is some steps to take to ensure you have the best time!
Cazzy Magennis
January 22, 2018
Diabetes
Switching from Insulin pump to pens
Switching From Insulin Pump To Insulin Pens: A Guide
This guide explains why and how to switch from an insulin pump to insulin pens, whether it's for one day or a week. It's definitely possible.....
Cazzy Magennis
January 22, 2018
Diabetes
Roadtrip in Austria
Tips For Road Tripping With Type 1 Diabetes
Here's our tips and tricks for taking a road trip with type 1 diabetes. Whether it's a few hours, a week, or a couple of months, we've got you covered.
Cazzy Magennis
January 17, 2018
Diabetes
Counting carbohydrates with diabetes
Counting Carbohydrates Abroad With Diabetes
Have you ever worried about counting carbohydrates whilst travelling abroad to new countries? Don't worry. Check out this complete guide with tips & tricks
Cazzy Magennis
November 8, 2017
Diabetes
Myabetic bag
Myabetic Review: Tools To Help Me Travel The World
I've been fortunate enough to review two Myabetic cases, designed specifically to help you travel the world more easily when you have a lot of supplies.
Cazzy Magennis
October 1, 2017
Diabetes
Going through airport security
Going Through Airport Security With Type 1 Diabetes
Have you ever had the feeling of anxiety when heading through airport security with type 1 diabetes? Well, hopefully experience will help to reassure you.
Cazzy Magennis
September 7, 2017
Diabetes
Diabetes pump in the heat
Tips For Managing Diabetes In The Heat
Your guide to managing diabetes in the heat with tips I have learnt along the way from my travels. From staying out of DKA to keeping equipment cool.
Cazzy Magennis
July 18, 2017
Diabetes
Eating healthy with type 1 diabetes
How To Eat Healthy On Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes
A guide to eating healthy on holiday with type 1 diabetes no matter where you are in the world. With personal tips from my own experiences on the road!
Cazzy Magennis
May 30, 2017
Diabetes
Ambulances
Type 1 Diabetes And First Aid - What You Need To Know
Do you know what to do in an emergency with a type 1 diabetic? Are your friends aware of first aid? It's important to know what to do in an emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
April 13, 2017
Diabetes
Surfing with type 1 diabetes
Surfing With Type 1 Diabetes [Exclusive Q & A With a Pro]
Is surfing with type 1 diabetes possible? Will I be able to wear an insulin pump? What if I take a hypo in the water? It's easy to feel overwhelmed!
Cazzy Magennis
March 19, 2017
Diabetes
Insulin pump in hot springs
Travelling With An Insulin Pump: Your One-Stop Guide
With limited experience, travelling with an insulin pump can seem like a worrying and potentially risky task, but I'm here to tell you why it's not.
Cazzy Magennis
February 20, 2017
Diabetes
Insulin pump in Chile
Should I Get An Insulin Pump?
What is an insulin pump? Are insulin pumps worth it? How do I get an insulin pump? Questions, Questions, Questions! Maybe it's time for some answers ...
Cazzy Magennis
January 26, 2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Type 1 diabetic charity Bolivia children
Project 2: Test Strips
In Bolivia at the moment, due to a lack of Government subsidy and support, test strips are both very expensive and also very hard to come by for type 1's.
Cazzy Magennis
January 14, 2017
Motivation
Starting my travel blog banner image
Why Did I Start a Type 1 Diabetic Travel Blog?
Ever since I was a young girl I dreamed of travelling the world, there is no better feeling than exploring cultures, cities, foods and meeting people.
Cazzy Magennis
January 9, 2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Diabetic charity in Bolivia group photo
Project 1: Life-Saving Information
This is the first of 2 projects we are working on to support the roughly 150 children around La Paz in Bolivia who lack even basic diabetes care.
Bradley Williams
January 8, 2017
Diabetes
Diabetes supplies for a type 1 diabetic child
Top 10 Tips For Travelling With a Type One Diabetic Child
I may not be a parent yet myself, but I know plenty of mothers and fathers who worry about taking their child away on a trip if they have type 1 diabetes.
Cazzy Magennis
January 6, 2017
Diabetes
Image of type 1 diabetes
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Educating The Masses
There is a common theme in what people think causes diabetes…sugar. I'd like to clear up that little misconception- Diabetes has nothing to do with sugar.
Cazzy Magennis
December 18, 2016
Diabetes
Trekking with diabetes at high altitude
Diabetes And High Altitude: Your Complete Travel Guide
Does altitude affect your diabetes? Some people say yes, some say no. As with many aspects of diabetic care, it depends largely on the individual.
Cazzy Magennis
December 4, 2016
Diabetes
Diabetes and Tattoos cover image
Diabetes And Tattoos: Here's The Lowdown
Hello world – I’m Ramona, a German blogger, Cazzy asked me to write a guest post on getting a tattoo with Type 1 Diabetes – so here we go!.......
Ramona Stanek
December 2, 2016
Diabetes
Cazzy in Bolivian Salt Flats
My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Story
Happy world diabetes day! This is our day, to celebrate how far we've come, to share our stories and to spread much needed awareness. This is my story ...
Cazzy Magennis
November 14, 2016
Diabetes
Bags to keep insulin cold while travelling
How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling: All You Need To Know!
I'm often asked, how do you keep your insulin cool in the heat? Or how do you keep your insulin alive in the cold? Let's check out below.........
Cazzy Magennis
November 4, 2016
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetic on city break
Packing For a City break With Type One Diabetes
Packing for a city break with type one diabetes can be tough, so here I will show you in just ten easy steps how to enjoy a stress free vacation.
Cazzy Magennis
October 12, 2016
Diabetes
T1International banner
Introducing T1International
As part of our ongoing fundraising campaign, 25% of the funds raised will go to a charity called T1International. They've been fantastic in supporting us.
Elizabeth Rowley
September 8, 2016
Diabetes
Travel mishap image
My Top 3 Travel Mishaps...So Far..
Diabetes is far from perfect. There's no such thing as perfect blood control. Let me talk you through a few of my travel mishaps and how I overcame them!
Cazzy Magennis
August 17, 2016
Diabetes
Handee Bra
Travel Hack - “The Handee Bra”
Whenever I come across anything that I think will benefit fellow type ones like me, I like to share it! Anything to make life a little easier can't be bad.
Cazzy Magennis
August 13, 2016
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetic bicycle
My Adventures With Type 1 Diabetes And Cycling
I was diagnosed when I was 22, and I will be 51 next month. Cazzy and Bradley asked if I could talk a bit about my experiences with cycling and Type 1.
David Endy
August 11, 2016
Diabetes
Diabetic ID
Diabetic ID- Do I Reallllyy Need To Wear One?
I first googled diabetic ID's 7 years ago, and a list of bulky silver necklaces came up. Now there's all sorts of diverse and pretty medical ID’s on offer!
Cazzy Magennis
August 1, 2016
Motivation
Cazzy and Bradley
"In The Middle Of Every Difficulty Lies Opportunity"
So it’s a Saturday night and I have nothing planned so I decided to do one of my favourite things and write my thoughts out! So here's what I'm thinking...
Cazzy Magennis
July 31, 2016
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetic travel insurance provider
How To Get Affordable Type 1 Diabetic Travel Insurance
The next thing to sort on my checklist is my travel insurance. It's extremely important & you need to make sure you are covered for every emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
July 29, 2016
Diabetes
Bradley and type 1 diabetic
Advice On Travelling With Someone Who Is Type 1 Diabetic
This isn't an easy job necessarily but neither does it have to be hard! Here's some top tips on what to be aware of when you travel with a type 1 diabetic:
Bradley Williams
July 25, 2016
Diabetes
Glasses for diabetes
Eye Spy Something Beginning With ... Diabetes Eye Check Ups
Out of all my diabetes appointments, this is my least favourite. Not because I don't like the test, but because I'm always TERRIFIED I will hear bad news.
Cazzy Magennis
July 18, 2016
Motivation
Map of the world
Setting Yourself Goals, And Why Travelling Might Be For You!
I wanted to take a step back from all the hype that can sometimes be associated with travelling. This isn’t to say it’s amazing because of course it is!
Bradley Williams
July 14, 2016
Diabetes
Shoes for feet
Finding Your Feet
Travelling with Diabetes can be a strain on your feet, and it's VITAL you not only know the signs of problems arising, but also how to keep them safe.
Cazzy Magennis
July 11, 2016
Budget Travel
Money for holiday
Guaranteeing a Cheaper Holiday In 5 simple Steps
I find so many people who tell me that they simply can't afford to go on holiday every year. For me this is not an option! Here's how you can do it too.
Bradley Williams
July 3, 2016
Diabetes
Frio bags
Why Frio Keeps Me Alive
If you are diabetic and wanting to travel, whether it be a short trip, an overnight stay, or a round the world adventure, you need Frio in your life.
Cazzy Magennis
July 1, 2016
Diabetes
Airports and diabetes banner
Airports & Travelling & Type 1 Diabetes
Airport travel with diabetes should be quick and easy. How, I hear you cry? I'm prepared. I've travelled on pens & on a pump, so I have experience in both.
Cazzy Magennis
July 1, 2016
Diabetes
Flying diabetes text
My Experience Of Flying And Diabetes
People get anxious by the thought of travelling with diabetes. Will my insulin work onboard? Can I eat the airplane food? Do I need to turn my pump off?
Cazzy Magennis
July 1, 2016
Diabetes
Cazzy
Introducing Cazzy
My name is Cazzy, an ambitious backpacker and one half of Dream Big Travel Far. I want to introduce myself before taking you on a journey of inspiration.
Cazzy Magennis
July 1, 2016
Travel stories
Bradley
Introducing Bradley
Don’t panic! Please don’t take this title to mean that I don’t want to be here, and that this isn’t my passion! The opposite! Here is a bit about me.
Bradley Williams
July 1, 2016