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Diabetes Emergency Bag

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Yesterday the weather forecast for the East Coast was pretty severe - blizzard conditions, flooding, and high winds were predicted and power outages were likely.  Here in Connecticut, the storm wasn't nearly as bad as expected but I tried to be prepared just in case.  

Which got me thinking about an Emergency Supply Bag for diabetes.  What are some must haves for a bag like this?  What things should be stocked and ready to go if you needed to evacuate?  Let's compile a list here!
posted Mar 15 in Conversation by KarenG (16,100 points)

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My supply bag - infusion set for whatever pump I'm wearing at the time, alcohol swaps, extra tape, good ole syringes, glucose tabs. Just to start. :)
answered Mar 15 by anna (2,890 points)
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Great list!  I'd pack everything you said, and I'd add batteries for pump and meter, and an extra box of test strips.
answered Mar 16 by KarenG (16,100 points)
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Test strips and your back up glucose meter as most of us have at least twol Since I am on the pump I put a resevoir and infusion set  in also. I also put a vial of insulin, extra test strips. I have a small plastic box I keep those in and can rotate them out as needed. I do not put a new full vial of insulin in the box.
answered Mar 16 by STEWIE49 (180 points)
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