Be prepared for an emergency.
Consider storing three days’ worth of diabetes supplies, which could include oral medication, insulin, insulin delivery supplies, lancets, extra batteries for your meter or pump, and a quick-acting source of glucose. Keep these items in an easy-to-identify container that’s easy to locate.
Also, be sure your emergency kit contains the names of emergency contacts to enable colleagues, school staff, or emergency medical personnel to address your or your child’s medical needs.
Diabetes is a condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. It causes your body to produce little to no insulin, or to not use insulin properly. Unlike Type 1 diabetes, which has no known cause, the development of Type 2 diabetes is associated with several risk factors, such as:Read Full Post