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: 201
Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?Poll dates: June 3 - 10, 2009
Total Votes: 201
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 2009 Jun 2008 Jun 2007 Jun 2006 Jul 2005 May 2004 May 2003 May 2002 Jun 2001 Yes, and check regulary 38% 41% 45% 39% 46% 45% 41% 51% 51% Yes, have not checked in a while 20% 16% 16% 18% 16% 17% 13% 11% 13% No, but I know I should 24% 24% 21% 24% 20% 21% 15% 12% 8% What's a diabetes emergency kit? 15% 17% 16% 17% 16% 15% 28% 24% 26%
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