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Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?

 
     

Yes, and I check it regularly

 
 

41%

 

  214

 
     

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

 
 

13%

 

  70

 
     

No, but I know I should

 
 

15%

 

  81

 
     

What's a diabetes emergency kit?

 
 

28%

 

  148

 
 

Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?

Poll dates: May 11 - 18, 2003
Total Votes: 513

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     May 2003     May 2002     June 2001  
Yes, and check regulary 41% 51% 51%
Yes, have not checked in a while 13% 11% 13%
No, but I know I should 15% 12% 8%
What's a diabetes emergency kit? 28% 24% 26%

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