Airport security x-rays may damage diabetic devices

People living with diabetes should always travel with a letter from their doctor stating their diagnosis, what their travel needs are, and what specific supplies they are traveling with, writes Serena Gordon

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FULL-body x-ray scanners and luggage x-rays may damage some insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, both used by many people with diabetes to manage their conditions. It’s likely that every day, large numbers of travelers expose these diabetes...

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