the other thing, with the juice, when youre flying, you have to be prepared. Do some research, find out how much liquids are allowed. If you can have liquid on the plane if you buy it after going though security, then buy juice then.
I always carry glucose tabs, granola bars and a couple of bottles of liquid dex (they are within the allowed amount of liquids in your carry on). You cant just play innocent diabetic, you have to be prepared
I believe the manufacturers say to not take the pump through the full body scanner. I think it is your responsibility to know about the equipment that your life depends on. I never had any problems going through security (this was in the days before the scanners). I was once asked to take off my pump and I politely refused. I called it an "implanted medical device" and they simply patted me down and swabbed it. No drama, no problems.
My endo as well has told me not to go through the scanners with my pump, especially if I have anything else running with it (ie. CGM or the key fob) because it could mess up the whole thing and I'd be in a mess.
I was asked to take it off while I was on a cruise, but once I told them it was an insulin pump and not a pager they were fine with it.
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