Nova Pharmacy was established in 2005 by a pharmacist with over 30 years' experience who wanted to create a pharmacy group that was truly customer focussed. The Nova Pharmacy group now consists of 18 pharmacies across VIC, SA & QLD.
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It’s hot out there!
As heatwave conditions impacts parts of Australia this week, it’s important to remember higher temperatures can impact on your #diabetes management.
Medications and blood glucose levels can be affected by hot weather and there is also an increased risk of #hypoglycaemia.
Here are tips for diabetes management in the heat
- Check your blood glucose levels regularly
- Adjust insulin doses
- Keep medications out of direct sunlight and keep them cool
- If taking medications with you keep them cool in isothermic bag
- Be aware of hypoglyceamia
For more information about managing diabetes in the heat call our Helpline on 1300 136 588