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Diabetics, Especially, Should Avoid The Heat

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#1 janey


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Posted 14 July 2010 - 04:17 AM

Diabetics, Especially, Should Avoid The Heat.

Sweating is an important means of cooling the body in hot weather, and past research has shown that the ability to sweat in the heat can be impaired in some patients with diabetes. Furthermore, heat can damage diabetes equipment, such as glucose monitoring devices and glucose monitoring strips, as well as medications, rendering them ineffective. Medical News Today.07/07/10. (Also see: Diabetes)

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