Keeping Your Cool this Summer
No matter how high the thermometer goes, it’s going to feel even hotter for people with diabetes. That’s because if you have diabetes—either type 1 or type 2—you can get dehydrated more easily and have a harder time cooling down.
And if you’re feeling the heat, so are your diabetes medicines and equipment. Make sure to bring them with you when you’re on the go, but avoid storing them in direct sunlight or in a hot car.
Tips to stay safe and cool so you can enjoy the long summer days: