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just curious what other people keep in their cars for possible reactions. I tried glucose tabs but they go bad in summer heat. Now I use fruit wraps.

type 1 diabetes
Rochester, NY
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Birmingham, AL
I've usually got a tube of the cake icing in a carrier that I have with my service dog. He goes pretty much everywhere with me so chance of it staying in the car or truck is slim.

type 1 diabetes
Mobile, AL
Pop tarts are great for lows.

type 1 diabetes
Omaha, NE
Pixy stix! Easy to carry, 15g of carbs. Works quickly, too.

type 1 diabetes
Schaumburg, IL
Fruit snacks.

Supporting a child: type 1 diabetes
Sweeny, TX
Packets of honey I woke up and my sons sugar was 19 and he was blue I did cpr and had him breathing when ambulance arrived they asked me for honey that was 10 yrs ago we go NO where without honey the cheeks absorb it faster than eating and you won't choke on it

Supporting a child: type 1 diabetes
Twin City, GA
Daughter carries skittles, fun pack size at all times. Easy to find at Halloween time. A little difficult at other times.

type 1 diabetes, Pre Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Hemodialysis
Unknown Location
This entire exchange can be closed with one answer: GU energy gels.https://www.google.com/search?q=gu+gel+amazon&client=safari&sa=X&hl=en-us&biw=414&bih=628&tbs=vw:l,ss:44&tbm=shop&prmd=sivn&srpd=14902858516570024730&prds=num:1,of:1,epd:17922594170823914996,cid:5207200714603314275&ved=0ahUKEwiFx_nX-ILWAhWJ4iYKHXZkAn4QgjYIswQ

type 1 diabetes, Pre Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Hemodialysis
Unknown Location
Gels have 22 carbs in a 1 oz pack. I once had a low at the gym of 35. I took 2 gels back to back and was at 115 within 20 min.

type 1 diabetes, Pre Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Hemodialysis
Unknown Location
Ive had t1d for 31 years and these have literally changed my life and enabled me to live life without worrying about lows because I'm confident in how effective they are.

type 1 diabetes
Teaneck, NJ
Matt's Munchies. Slim & Approximately 20 carbs per pack.

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