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Re: [IP] Flying with cold insulin



Oh get like a little ice pack thing and container but it should be ok

Jamie Kovacs

On Jun 28, 2011, at 9:26 AM, Sue Ann Bowling <email @ redacted> wrote:

> 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
> email @ redacted
> .
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