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RE: [IP] Flying

At 04:59 PM 5/12/03, insulin-pumpers-digest wrote:
>There are a couple of practical reasons to carry your supplies with
>1) Some luggage is stored in unheated cargo areas of the aircraft
>which can reach temperatures WAY BELOW FREEZING.
>2) If your luggage is lost (mine has been) so are your supplies.

I would also add #3) If something happens during flight (failed siite, 
etc.) you'll have your supplies on the plane with you.  I know of one 
pumper who did not have any supplies on the plane and ended up at her 
destination with very high bgs and feeling quite ill.

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