With excessive heat warnings being issued recently across the country, people with diabetes need to be extra cautious. Summertime already brings changes to structured routines – kids are out of school, vacation travel, increased outdoor activities, cookouts, and more. While most people enjoy summer’s flexibility, it can make it difficult to keep up the necessary habits of managing diabetes.
The Diabetes Research Institute’s Education Team provides these seven tips to help you stay on track:
SOURCE: Diabetes Research Institute Diabetes Education and Nutrition Service;
“How to Manage Your Diabetes When It’s Hot Outside,” U.S. News & World Report (2017, May)