You are on a one-week backcountry ski trip in the boundary waters in late February with an insulin-dependent diabetic friend, Amy. After four glorious sunny days in the mid-20s with bright sun, the weather turns. At the end of a day filled with intermittent rain, heavy wet snow, and head winds, you notice that Amy is acting a bit lethargic as you pull into camp for the evening.
What's wrong and what should you do? Click here to find out.
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