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Re: [IP] Re: Pump and Grand Canyon

On 25 Mar 2001, at 13:43, Thomas Beatson wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Mar 2001 06:27:22 -0800, "Jackie Tautz" <email @ redacted> 
> wrote:
> >We're planning a family trip to the Grand Canyon in June. We'll be hiking
> >down and staying at Phantom Ranch overnight. We did it several years ago but
> >that was before I had the pump. My main concern is the effect of the heat on
> >the insulin.
> I have lived in Phoenix for 40 years, and have never been down into
> the Grand Canyon because of my concern for the effect of the heat on
> the insulin.

> And it sounds
> like you're talking about 36 hours of continuous exposure to the heat.

Has anyone tried the Frio wallet?  I purchased one but haven't 
actually had a chance to use it yet.


They SAY it'll keep insulin at "acceptable limits" (whatever they 
mean by that) for about 45 hours when outside temperature is 100 
degrees F.  Longer if outside temperature varies.
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