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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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