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  1. sillydoll

    Diabetics

    There is an excellent article for people with diabetics on the CSJ of UK website. http://www.csj.org.uk/diabetics.htm
  2. ivar

    Allergies

    Just a tip for those of you that suffer from allergies, in Galicia (and I think in Spain in general) the pollen season has started. My car was covered in yellow pollen when I picked it up going home from Santiago just now. Saludos, Ivar
  3. andy.d

    knee trouble

    I've had to go to the doctor with knee trouble - swelling and pain when I walk. The doctor has given me the all clear to do the camino, I just have to wear one of those compression pads on the knee and use plenty of ibuprofen. So it's really going to be a matter of managing pain :? I know...
  4. M

    sock allergy???

    I have overcome a number of obsticals for my upcoming Camino in June, but have encountered a crazy one now and hope someone can help!!! I'd been walking 12 miles at a stretch with no problems, but when I increased to 18 miles I now have a horrible beet red splotchy rash on my lower legs and...
  5. TravellingSonn

    Any recommendations which Knee Brace to buy?

    Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good supportive knee brace I can purchase for my Camino? My right knee isn't in it's best condition (apparently, I have shattered cartilage. I'm not having any problems with it at the moment) although I want to do everything I can...
  6. A

    diabetics

    We may be walking with a friend who is an insulin depentent diabetic. Are there facilities in the refuges to freeze an ice brick every night to keep the insulin cool for the trek a month out of Santiago?
  7. B

    Allergies On The Camino

    I live in the U.S. in California, and every year I have seasonal allergies from grass pollens... bad hayfever symptoms. I'm just wondering if people have experienced allergy symptoms on the Camino, and if there's a particular time of year it's especially bad. I'll be hiking in May & June...
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