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Living with Diabetes

How can weather changes affect my blood sugar levels if I have diabetes?

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  • ADana Artinyan, Nutrition & Dietetics, answered on behalf of NorthShore University HealthSystem
    Weather changes may affect your blood sugar. In hot weather, you may be more dehydrated, which could cause your blood sugar to be high. Be sure to stay adequately hydrated to help prevent this. Also, remember to store your insulin at the proper temperature (between 32 and 85 degrees F). This will ensure that your insulin works effectively.
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