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travelling the Philippines with type 1 diabetes
Travelling The Philippines with Type 1 Diabetes
Need some tips for travelling The Philippines with type 1 diabetes? Look no further! I spent a month backpacking and can give you some great information...
Cazzy Magennis
4/1/2020
Diabetes
blucon
In-depth 2020 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
7/27/2019
Diabetes
MiaoMiao with Freestyle Libre
In-Depth 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
4/23/2019
Diabetes
Guatemala
Tips For Travelling Guatemala With Type 1 Diabetes
I visited beautiful Guatemala on my journey throughout Central America so below I've listed some tips on managing your diabetes whilst travelling Guatemala
Cazzy Magennis
2/13/2019
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
12/29/2018
Diabetes
Sri Lanka view
Travelling Sri Lanka With Type 1 Diabetes
If you're travelling to Sri Lanka with type 1 diabetes, you're probably wondering how different elements will affect you. Don't worry I've got you covered.
Cazzy Magennis
12/22/2018
Diabetes
Indian flag
Travelling India With Type 1 Diabetes
If you've got type 1 diabetes and you find yourself in wonderful India, then look no further. Below I discuss how to travel India with type 1 diabetes...
Cazzy Magennis
12/19/2018
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
12/4/2018
Diabetes
gifts for diabetics
The Best Gifts For Diabetics: My Ultimate 2020 Guide!
Your guide to buying gifts for diabetics (including yourself!); offering practical, funny and pretty gifts, we've got all your ideal present ideas here!
Cazzy Magennis
11/20/2018
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
11/1/2018
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
10/25/2018
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
10/12/2018
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
10/2/2018
Diabetes
vietnam bike ride
Travelling Vietnam With Type 1 Diabetes
I spent three ways exploring Vietnam (bottom to top), in 2017 and it was amazing. Here are some tips to manage your type 1 diabetes whilst in Vietnam.
Cazzy Magennis
7/19/2018
Diabetes
travelling bolivia with type 1 diabetes
Travelling Bolivia With Type 1 Diabetes
In 2016 we spent 3 weeks in Bolivia and it was wonderful, however, diabetes can present some challenges...keep reading to find out how to deal with them!
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2018
Diabetes
diabetes in argentina
Travelling Argentina With Type 1 Diabetes
I spent a month in Argentina in 2016 backpacking with diabetes and it was wonderful. You deal with the heat and wilderness, so keep reading to get prepared
Cazzy Magennis
7/17/2018
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
7/10/2018
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
6/26/2018
Diabetes
Amazon rainforest with t1d
Surviving The Amazon Rainforest With Type 1 Diabetes
Tips and tricks for surviving the Amazon Rainforest with type 1 diabetes. From dealing with the heat, counting the carbs, to keeping insulin cold.....
Cazzy Magennis
6/14/2018
Diabetes
Travelling with brazil with type 1 diabetes
Travelling Brazil With Type 1 Diabetes
Tips and tricks I learnt from travelling with type 1 diabetes. From dealing with the climate, food, culture and alcohol! You can handle it with this guide
Cazzy Magennis
6/14/2018
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
4/26/2018
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
4/21/2018
Diabetes
Freestyle libre sensor review
2020 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
4/16/2018
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
4/11/2018
Diabetes
Insulin Travel Cases
The Best [& Cheapest] Insulin Travel Cases In 2020!
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
3/29/2018
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
3/6/2018
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
2/27/2018
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
1/29/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
1/22/2018
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
1/22/2018
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
1/17/2018
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
11/8/2017
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
10/1/2017
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
9/7/2017
Diabetes
View in Central America
Journeying Through Central And South America With Type 1 Diabetes
Inspiring fellow diabetics to live their dreams and travel the world with type 1 diabetes. Be prepared and nothing can stop you from achieving your goals.
Valeria Garcia
8/22/2017
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
7/18/2017
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
5/30/2017
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
4/13/2017
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
3/19/2017
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
2/20/2017
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
1/26/2017
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
1/6/2017
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
12/18/2016
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
12/4/2016
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
12/2/2016
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
11/14/2016
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
11/4/2016
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
10/12/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes monitor in Torres del Paine
Can a Type 1 Diabetic Trek Torres Del Paine?
YES they can. Type 1 diabetics can trek Torres Del Paine...just like everyone else! It took a lot out of me, but here's my story and how you can do it too!
Cazzy Magennis
10/10/2016
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetic on Amazon Riverboat
The Amazon Riverboat Cruise- A Type 1 Diabetic’s Perspective
A week on the Amazon on a boat with no luxuries and a limited supply of equipment and food. This was not set to be the best environment for my diabetes ...
Cazzy Magennis
9/28/2016
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
9/8/2016
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetics in Bolivia
Our Fundraising Campaign For Type 1 Diabetics In Bolivia
We want to summarise why we decided to raise money for diabetics in Bolivia during our travels in South America, and what your funds will be going towards.
Cazzy Magennis
9/5/2016
Diabetes
Cazzy in Rio de Janeiro
4 Days Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes In Rio De Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro was our first stop in South America, so it was the first test for my diabetes. I was a little bit nervous and here's how it went ...
Cazzy Magennis
8/28/2016
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
8/17/2016
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
8/13/2016
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
8/11/2016
Diabetes
Emergency diabetic supplies
What To Do In An Emergency As a Type 1 Diabetic - The South America Edition
I thought it was a good time to discuss, what to do in an emergency. So...I have made a list of all the things that are worrying me, and how to solve them!
Cazzy Magennis
8/5/2016
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
8/1/2016
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
7/29/2016
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
7/25/2016
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
7/18/2016
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
7/11/2016
Diabetes
Checklist for South America
Preparing For South America - The Checklist!
With 4 months backpacking through South America, some preparation is needed. When you are a type one diabetic ... A LOT of preparation is needed!
Cazzy Magennis
7/8/2016
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
7/1/2016
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
7/1/2016
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
7/1/2016
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
7/1/2016