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Self cooling gel mat

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Benita_, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. Benita_

    Benita_ Type 2 · Member

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    Warmer weather has come now time to get out the self cooling gel mat for the feet. Lol the loves them to..
     
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    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Where do you get them? ? I need them now .
     
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    Benita_ Type 2 · Member

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    Online is the best place
     
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    Benita_ Type 2 · Member

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    costco pet department
     
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    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    I have them but word of caution. They have a short life in bed. A few hours at most. They do draw heat away quickly but don't expect all nite relief as they don't provide it. If it's oppressive, shove the gel mat into a freezer 45 mins before retiring
     
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    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone I will try the pet mart .
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    They are OK, but I wouldn't use the pillow one again. I think the cooling effect may have been part of the cause of me losing large clumps of hair 3 years ago. I was under a lot of stress at the time, but that's nothing new and have I never lost hair through stress before or since. It may be just a coincidence, but I thought I should share my experience.
     
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