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Preparing People with Diabetes for Disasters: An Essential Guide

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Preparing People with Diabetes for Disasters: An Essential Guide

When disaster strikes, it’s critical that people with diabetes have a diabetes disaster kit ready and a plan in place. Maryanne Strobel, RN, MSN, CDCES joins us to discuss how…
June 16, 2020

Preparing People with Diabetes for Disasters: An Essential Guide

  • To access the diabetes disaster kit checklist from the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition and other resources, visit DiabetesDisasterResponse.org.  
  • For information on volunteering during disasters, visit the Medical Reserve Corps at https://mrc.hhs.gov/HomePage
  • Do 1 Thing is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters. For more information visit https://do1thing.com
  • The phone number individuals with diabetes can call during an emergency for insulin is 314-INSULIN or 314-467-8546.
  • For sick day resources for people with diabetes, visit DiabetesEducator.og/SickDay

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