Do you know what to put in your diabetic emergency kit?

Community Leader
Registered: 07-31-1998
Do you know what to put in your diabetic emergency kit?
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Thu, 07-25-2013 - 11:40pm

Diabetic Living has suggestions for you. Follow this link: http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/monitoring/tracking-tools/diabetes-emergency-kit-checklist/

We all need to have one of these prepared because you never know when you are going to need it and to be rushing around, if you can, to find things will mean that you will forget everything that you need.

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-08-2008
I can't get to the list. Can you copy it here for me? Thanks

Kay

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-08-2008
I can't get to the list. Can you copy it here for me? Thanks

Kay

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-10-2003

See if you can get to the beginning of that link.  just thru the dot com part.  once you get there  then click to get the rest of the way.   its a slide show.  you can also sign up for news letter from them and then download the list.   I think i regiestered with them but dont remember my password, so not able to get to the download part.

Community Leader
Registered: 07-31-1998

Sorry, I also had a hard time getting the link to work.

Here is most of the list:

Complete list of your current meds

Your dosing regimen (in case others have to give you meds)

Contact information for all your health care providers

Extra medications in their prescription bottles or boxes, including insulin if appropriate

Extra syringes

Glucose meter

Test Strips

Lancets

Extra lancing devises

Ample supply of batteries (AA, AAA and any special size needed)

Alcohol wipes

Glucose tablets or gels

Juice boxes

Antacids

Complex carb sources, such as crackers with peanut butter to help stabilize glucose

Several filled water bottles

Non-aspiring pain reliever, stress can cause headaches and blood sugar to rise

Anti-diarrhea medication

Antibiotic ointment

Bandages

Tissues

Hand sanitizer

Calorie and carb-ciunter book

Travel-size sharps container

If you wear other devises such as an insulin pump or continuous glucose meter, you will need to add these to you bag:

For pump users: extra infusion sets and reservoirs

For CGM users: extra sensors and charging cord for sensor receiver

Adhesives

Adhesive remover

 

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-08-2008

This is good thank you.

Kay