Insulin and Hot Weather: 10 Things You Need to Know

sunglasses on beach
Ethan Robertson

woman holding insulin

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

man driving car

Don’t Leave Insulin in Your Car—Ever!

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Alexandre Perotto

At the Beach or Other Summertime Outings

Young diabetic woman holding an insulin pump in the city

What About Wearing Your Insulin Pump in Extremely Hot Weather?

woman using insulin outside with carrying case

There Are Some Very Simple Products to Help Protect Your Insulin

People walking through airport with luggage.

Be Careful When Traveling by Plane

Space heater on pine floor.

Even During the Winter, Be Wary of Heat

Woman extremely sweaty from workout.

Last on the Subject of Hot Weather

Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira


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.