Summertime can bring extra challenges for people with diabetes. Research suggests that hot weather can lead to health issues for people with diabetes, making you more sensitive to high temperatures and humidity.
You may find it harder to keep your blood sugar levels under control, and you may be at increased risk for developing heat exhaustion.
So, when the weather heats up, it’s important to closely monitor your blood sugar levels and watch for possible symptoms that your body is not handling the heat very well. That way, you can take action before the situation becomes serious.
Heat and humidity can affect people with diabetes, including causing high and low blood sugars. We'll talk about what to do.