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Diabetes Type 2: Dangerous Problems Caused by a Heatwave

Heatwaves are known to exacerbate many health conditions, but if you have Type 2 diabetes, you may not be aware that injected insulin is absorbed more quickly in warm weather, and it can cause fluctuations in your glucose levels that can make them dangerously low. If you spend long periods of time sitting by the pool or sunbathing, that can affect you too, so health officials are warning diabetics to monitor your insulin levels closely, and to take care not to become dehydrated which, by the way, can raise blood sugar levels. Read more...


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