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Insulin and Hot Weather: 10 Things You Need to Know

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Ethan Robertson

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Insulin Is a Protein, and It Can Wery Easily “Spoil” Under the Wrong Temperature Conditions


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All Unopened Insulin Should Be Kept in the Refrigerator


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Mille Sanders

Insulin Is Safe at Room Temperature, After It’s Been Opened, for About a Month


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Don’t Leave Insulin in Your Car—Ever!


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Alexandre Perotto

At the Beach or Other Summertime Outings


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What About Wearing Your Insulin Pump in Extremely Hot Weather?


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There Are Some Very Simple Products to Help Protect Your Insulin


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Be Careful When Traveling by Plane


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Even During the Winter, Be Wary of Heat


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Last on the Subject of Hot Weather


Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira

@GingerVieira

Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014. She is the author of Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, and Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger contributes regularly for Diabetes Strong, Healthline, HealthCentral, DiabetesDaily, EverydayHealth, and her YouTube channel. Her background includes a B.S. in professional writing, certifications in cognitive coaching, Ashtanga yoga, and personal training, with several records in drug-free powerlifting. She lives in Vermont with her husband, their two daughters, and their dog, Pedro.