Hot weather can present certain challenges for people with diabetes. If your blood glucose is not well controlled, you are at risk for becoming dehydrated when the thermometer rises. Some good tips to follow:
Slow Down…If it's really hot, skip or limit your activities for the day.
Dress for summer with light colored, lightweight clothing.
Drink plenty of water or other no calorie drinks.
Go easy on alcohol.
Exercise in cool or air conditioned places or at the time of day when the temperature is the coolest, such as early morning or late evening.
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