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What is the major concern your patients have in the summer?
Dehydration
 
Sunburn
 
Protecting medicines or supplies in the heat
 
Foot problems due to sandals or flip flops
 
Staying safe while traveling
 
Exercising in the heat
 
A combination of the above
 
Other
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...