- Notify the screener that you have
diabetes and are carrying your supplies with you. The following diabetes-related supplies
and equipment are allowed through the checkpoint once they have been screened:
- insulin and insulin loaded dispensing
products (vials or box of individual vials, jet injectors, pens, infusers, and preloaded
- unlimited number of unused syringes when
accompanied by insulin or other injectable medication;
- lancets, blood glucose meters, blood glucose
meter test strips, alcohol swabs, meter-testing solutions;
- insulin pump and insulin pump supplies
(cleaning agents, batteries, plastic tubing, infusion kit, catheter, and needle);
- Glucagon emergency kit;
- Urine ketone test strips;
- Unlimited number of used syringes when
transported in Sharps disposal container or other similar hard-surface container.
- Insulin in any form or dispenser must
be clearly identified.
- Notify screeners if you are wearing an
insulin pump and explain that you cannot go through the METAL DETECTOR or be handwanded.
- Advise the screener that the insulin
pump cannot be removed because it is surgically implanted.
- Insulin pumps and supplies must be
accompanied by insulin with professionally printed labels identifying the medication or
manufacturer's name or pharmacy label.
- Advise screeners if you are
experiencing low blood sugar and are in need of medical assistance.
have the option of requesting that visual inspection of your insulin and diabetes
associated supplies. See Medication section below for details.