7 edition of Disaster Preparedness Guide for People with Diabetes found in the catalog.
Disaster Preparedness Guide for People with Diabetes
by American Diabetes Association
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||33|
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American Association of Diabetes Educators. Diabetes Emergency Preparedness. Caring for People with Diabetes. Helpful tips from the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) on how to care for yourself or a loved on in an emergency situation.
Read More. My. Disaster and emergency preparedness for people with diabetes Diabetes disaster preparedness As a person with diabetes, your daily routine involves schedules and planning. An emergency can seriously affect your health.
It may be difficult to cope with a disaster when it occurs. You and your family should plan and prepare beforehand. Disaster Emergency Preparedness in Diabetes is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.
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–The state of New Jersey created an emergency preparedness sheet specifically for people with diabetes. It recommends keeping a handy copy of your emergency information and medical list, as well as extra copies of prescriptions, your health insurance information, the names and contact info for your medical-care providers and a blood-sugar diary.
The CDC has compiled many natural disaster and emergency resources in English, Spanish, and several other languages. Below are additional links which may be especially useful for people with diabetes.
Some of the following documents are available in Portable Document Format. Emergency Preparedness. Emergency Preparedness and You. DIABETES DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PATIENT INFORMATION Modern media have made our world seem small.
News about events around the world reaches us in minutes. We learn of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, industrial accidents and terrorist attacks immediately.
TV teaches us that any disaster brings chaos to people and their. Disaster — the word elicits both emotion and fear. Disasters are not new — they’ve occurred since the beginning of time. However, they seem to be increasing in frequency and severity. When the subject of emergency preparedness arises in the Western U.S., the focus almost always is on earthquakes, drought, or wildfires.
Books shelved as disaster-preparedness: The Disaster Preparedness Handbook: A Guide for Families by Arthur T.
Bradley, The Unthinkable: Who Survives When. This is why preparedness is important. Having the knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to a disaster is everyone’s job. As a Houstonian, you can do this by following a four-step preparedness process: making an emergency plan, having an emergency kit, being informed about disasters, and helping members of your community.
Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster Clint Emerson out of 5 stars This guide summarizes the basics of disaster preparedness and safety best practices before, during, and after tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, and hurricanes.
Nature’s most violent phenomena, these disasters are frequent in the U.S. and cause severe destruction and human fatalities each year. Hunterdon Healthcare System developed a Diabetes Disaster Preparedness Guide for diabetes patients who must manage their condition during an emergency.
The guide is intended to be used by patients during a variety of disasters, yet some of the information (e.g., foot care and blood sugar during strenuous physical labor) is applicable only to a. A memoir from a writer who's "smart, hilarious, unique-just terrific" (Anne Lamott). A thoughtful, funny memoir about surviving the real and imagined perils of childhood and early adulthood, Disaster Preparedness charts how the most humiliating and painful moments in Havrilesky's past forced her to develop a wide range of defense mechanisms, some adaptive, some piteously ill /5(42).
Planning for emergencies The delivery of healthcare services, such as dialysis treatment, can be disrupted by natural disasters (blizzards, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.) as well as by other types of emergency situations, such as electrical power blackouts. The aim of this booklet is to help you prepare for possible emergencies.
Whether from storm, power outage, or other emergency scenario, it’s important to have an emergency preparedness plan. For people living with diabetes, a “diabetes kit” is an important part of emergency preparedness. Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) has put together great resources to help people with diabetes be prepared so that no one is caught.
Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book This coloring book is designed for adults and children to work together to learn about fire, earthquakes, floods, tornados and other disasters, as well as how to protect themselves all while having fun coloring.
a disaster preparedness activity book Special Note to Parents and Guardians, Teachers, and Leaders Remember to learn about the emergency plans that are in place at your child’s school, child care facility, or other places where your child stays when not with you. Contact the school principal’s office, child care facility, or responsible.
“At a time when people in our country are suffering from a major natural disaster, it is good opportunity to assess how each of us would deal with such a situation.
For a person with diabetes, it is particularly important to be prepared for anything that might interfere with the ability for self-care, and it is helpful to have an emergency Author: Diane Fennell. See“Diabetes Disaster Preparedness”from the New Jersey Department of Health for specific recommendations.
to ensure continuity of operations/services. Ensure staff and consumers people with type 2 diabetes do not know they haveit. Type 1 Type 2. Title: njgained_bulletincdr Author: Admin Created Date. The DDRC created a Patient Preparedness Plan to help people with diabetes face the unique challenges of effectively managing their diabetes during times of disaster.
Major storms and hurricanes may knock out electricity for hours, days or longer, making it challenging to refrigerate or store life-saving insulin.
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A 3-day supply of medicine, at a minimum. If medications need to be kept cold, have a cooler and ice packs available. ID band (full name, contact number for family member/caregiver, and allergies) Hearing aids and extra batteries. Glasses and/or contacts and contact solution.
Medical supplies like syringes or extra batteries.