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What do you keep in your diabetes emergency supply kit?
Blood glucose testing equipment
 
Back-up supplies (insulin, needles, oral meds, etc.)
 
Low-blood sugar treatments.
 
Snacks
 
Batteries
 
Medical ID card.
 
Emergency contact numbers.
 
A bottle of water.
 
All or some of the above.
 
None of the above.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...