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Hurricane Preparedness and Dealing with Diabetes

Ann Bartlett Health Guide August 25, 2011
  • When weather strikes, I'm always a bit nervous!  Do I have enough food and batteries?  And pet supplies for my fearless dogs, who lie in the bathroom during crisis, and enough gas in the car. I give my diabetes supplies a glance and then march off to the appropriate stores, inevit...

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  • JDCA2025
    Aug. 25, 2011

    This is some very good advice. Is is rare that we get such potential emergencies in the East Coast, and I must admit I have not really thought about what I would do in such a situation. But for people with type 1 diabetes especially, we need to have a plan B and plan C prepared.

     

    What I do know is that natural disasters can cause even more damage than...

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    This is some very good advice. Is is rare that we get such potential emergencies in the East Coast, and I must admit I have not really thought about what I would do in such a situation. But for people with type 1 diabetes especially, we need to have a plan B and plan C prepared.

     

    What I do know is that natural disasters can cause even more damage than expected, so you can be faced with many unexpected problems. Having your diabetes supplies in a safe, easy-to-reach place is very important.

    • Ann Bartlett
      Health Guide
      Aug. 25, 2011

      In DC, we will have had our share by the end of this week!  Here's hoping the Washington Momunment, which cracked during the earthquake, doesn't blow over during Irene's exhale! Cool