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Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?


Yes, and I check it regularly






Yes, but I haven't checked it in a while






No, but I know I should






What's a diabetes emergency kit?






Total votes: 306


Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?

Poll dates: June 1 - 8, 2008
Total Votes: 306

You never know when disaster will strike, so it's a good idea to have a diabetes emergency kit prepared and readily available, just in case. Your diabetes emergency kit should have essential diabetes supplies, copies of prescriptions, some food and water, and be stored in a water-tight container. Should you find yourself faced with evacuating your house due to severe weather, you can grab the diabetes emergency kit and know that you'll have everything you need. You may also wish to pack a diabetes emergency kit for your child at school, and keep it in the classroom, in case there's a lockdown.

The table below compares results of last week's poll with answers from previous years.

Answer   Jun 2008   Jun 2007   Jun 2006   Jul 2005   May 2004   May 2003   May 2002   Jun 2001  
Yes, and check regulary 41% 45% 39% 46% 45% 41% 51% 51%
Yes, have not checked in a while 16% 16% 18% 16% 17% 13% 11% 13%
No, but I know I should 24% 21% 24% 20% 21% 15% 12% 8%
What's a diabetes emergency kit? 17% 16% 17% 16% 15% 28% 24% 26%

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