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Re: [IPp] Flying with cold insulin

We had a similar issue when we were traveling to the caribbean and weren't
sure we were going to always have refrigeration.  Someone on this list
recommended a Frio pack.  We bought it and it was great.  We continue to use
it on road trips, (almost 6 years later).  All it needs is to soak in cold
water and it keeps cool for many hours.  I did a search and you can get them
on Amazon


On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 7:36 AM, Mary Donovan <email @ redacted>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
> .
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