We will be taking our first trip as a family since my oldest son was diagnosed in Dec. 2012. We have a good system at home but have never had to think about surviving outside in the heat for multiple days at a time. He is a very active, athletic 9 year old but he is super sensitive to the heat. His blood sugars drop quickly, particularly when overheated. We always carry quick snacks and fast acting carbs that we will replenish in a regular basis. How do those with experience cope with the heat? We keep Chilly Pads and misters in his soccer bag and will be bringing them along for the trip. We are planning a trip in January for Marathon Weekend, as well as cooler temps to help avoid some of those heat-related issues.