As we are starting the holiday summer season . Please feel free to use this thread to share your holiday tips / experiences . Keep safe in the heat of the summer season . Prevent any de-hydration by remembering to drink plenty of water . Be watchful of any alcohol intake during the heat . Wear loose garments and layer your clothes appropriately . If feeling too warm - check your clothing . Do refer to your sick day rules when ill . Make sure your insulin supplies are in a cool/dark place whilst using them . Don't let them get over warm in a warm/hot climate . Check the expiry dates on all your insulin . Discard if out of date or if insulin changes colour/gets cloudier in the heat . Do enjoy your holidays have fun and keep safe .