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Re: [IP] Flying with cold insulin



 Check the TSA page, but I think cold packs are allowed in carry-ons for
medication. DO NOT try to check insulin. A bag of frozen peas will work--I used
that just after restriction went in, but more recently have used cold packs.
On Jun 28, 2011, at 3:36 AM, Mary Donovan wrote:

> Hello all,
> On July 5 Dan will be leaving for a summer-long internship in San Francisco.
> He's going to take some supplies with him and we'll ship some.  We are
> wrangling with the insurance company about getting insulin pens as a pump
> backup -- they don't want to pay for them because they are already covering
 > the vials he uses for his pump. He still has pens from the days when they did
> cover them, and I'm starting to think he should just take those.  
> My question is, how does he keep them cold on the plane?   We could put them
 > in the luggage with some cold packs, I guess, but I'm not sure how hot it
gets
> in the cargo hold. And I doubt they'd allow a cold pack on a carry-on?  Would
> they allow a frio?  Though for us, frios have kept things cool but not cold.
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> MaryMom of Dan, 20, dx 01 pumping 03 dexcom 09
> .

Sue Ann Bowling
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