Insulin Cooling Case India

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Keeping Insulin Cool

Tweet Firstly, check if you do need to keep your insulin cool. While it’s best to be prepared, insulin can handle short trips when not refrigerated. It’s the exposure to extremes of heat that can deactivate it. Keep insulin in hand luggage if you are taking a plane - if it goes in the cargo hold with the luggage it might freeze which will deactivate it. Cool on long journeys It’s fine in the cabin where it does not need to be refrigerated. If you are going on a long, hot car journey or to a very hot country then you might want to look at ways to keep the insulin protected. Methods to protect your insulin Below is a selection of bags, wallets, fridges and travel friendly accessories that will allow you to keep your insulin cool on the move. In some kitchen shops there are clever lunch boxes with little freezer packs, often used to keep salads cool and fresh and these too would work for keeping insulin safe and cool and you can choose from different sizes as to what would work best for you. Medicool: PenPlus range Medicool has a range of bags that include insulation such as the PenPlus case which can protect valuable supplies. Useful for men, women, children, seniors, and medic Continue reading >>

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  1. Lucywestie

    A friend of mines son has Diabetes and as such has to travel with his meds in his carry on. They will be going to Scotland in August and Im wondering what is the best and legitimate way to keep the Insulin cool for the flights.
    I have heard of everything from bags of ice that will melt enroute to the permanent Ice packs. Just wondering what others do that travel regularly with meds that have to be kept cold. Bear in mind that they also have to keep approximately 2 weeks worth cool so that they have enough while on their holiday.

  2. emel49

    Why not ask the FA to keep it in the fridge in the galley?

  3. TravellerPlus

    I work in a hospital. The Pharmacy suppiles our insulins to the medication refrigerator, but the bottles are labelled good for 28 days when stored at room temp; the CPS agrees (even for insulin glargine [Lantus] which we used to keep cool at all times).
    Your friend should double check with her Pharmacist, but I suspect that the insulin should be fine if not kept in a fridge whilst on board the plane.

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