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Emergency preparedness for people with diabetes – Tips from CDC

Emergency preparedness for people with diabetes – Tips from CDC

From the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Living with diabetes requires a lot of scheduling and planning, so emergencies or natural disasters can be a big problem. Be prepared for emergency situations with these resources. Being Prepared for a Disaster When You Have Diabetes[PDF-167KB]Use this tip sheet to help you build a plan, […]

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
After Louisiana flooding, the Red Cross draws a deluge of complaints

After Louisiana flooding, the Red Cross draws a deluge of complaints

By Sarah Smith ProPublica Three months after record floods swept through Louisiana in March, the government officials in charge of disaster response set up a post-mortem with area Red Cross staffers. The meeting’s purpose: Airing officials’ many complaints with the charity’s performance. “Basically, during the Miss. River flooding and the recent severe weather events, most […]

August 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
The costs of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

The costs of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

By Abe Aboraya Kaiser Health News Mario Perez lives in Miami, but he was in Orlando for a housewarming party Saturday, June 11. After the party, the 34-year-old went to the Pulse nightclub for Latin night. At 2 a.m., he heard gunshots. Loud. He knew it was real. “And the minute he started shooting, I […]

August 3, 2016 | By | Reply More