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    Coping with T1 Diabetes in the Heat

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    Coping with T1 Diabetes in the Heat

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Jun 27 2018, 17:38

    I happened to see this on Diabetes Diet Blog and thought it one to share ...

    Emma Baird (a type 1 diabetic ) writes:
    "Heavens above—this isn’t a post I’ve needed to write before but the last few weeks of incredible sunshine and heat in Scotland (Scotland! I’ll say it again, Scotland!) necessitates it.
    If you’re a type 1, what special precautions do you need to take when the mercury rises? I prepared this handy infographic to help…


    Please note—if you have neuropathy (nerve damage) this can affect your ability to sweat and therefore cool down. Go out early in the morning or later in the afternoon if you can, drink water to stay hydrated and exercise in air-conditioned gyms. Cut down on drinks with caffeine and alcohol, and take care of yourself as best you can."

    More from here
    https://diabetesdietblog.com/2018/06/27/coping-with-t1d-in-the-heat/

    All the best Jan
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    Re: Coping with T1 Diabetes in the Heat

    Post by Jan1 on Mon Jul 02 2018, 19:36

    @Jan1 wrote:I happened to see this on Diabetes Diet Blog and thought it one to share ...

    Emma Baird (a type 1 diabetic ) writes:
    "Heavens above—this isn’t a post I’ve needed to write before but the last few weeks of incredible sunshine and heat in Scotland (Scotland! I’ll say it again, Scotland!) necessitates it.
    If you’re a type 1, what special precautions do you need to take when the mercury rises? I prepared this handy infographic to help…


    Please note—if you have neuropathy (nerve damage) this can affect your ability to sweat and therefore cool down. Go out early in the morning or later in the afternoon if you can, drink water to stay hydrated and exercise in air-conditioned gyms. Cut down on drinks with caffeine and alcohol, and take care of yourself as best you can."

    More from here
    https://diabetesdietblog.com/2018/06/27/coping-with-t1d-in-the-heat/

    All the best Jan

    A friend of mine who like me is not diabetic said the first and last points were excellent points for all of us ...
    Yes, I have to agree with that  Smile

    All the best Jan

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