I used to until very recently, but I was going through the medicine cabinet and realized it had already expired (I won't even say how OLD it was...)

I just wonder, with paramedics being a phone call away (in case of emergency), what do you guys think about having glucagon at home.

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I have not read all the responses so excuse me if I repeat what others have said. We carry one with us at all times, and I have a few in the house.

Also, paramedics don't carry glucagon. I was on the scene of a driver that was having a low seizure and the ambulance came. They were trying to sweeze glucose gel into his mouth! After I saw that I KNEW I had to have it with us at all times.
Was just given a script for one with instructions to carry on my person 24/7 as a result of recurrent hypos which are becoming significantly difficult to detect.
Recetly diagnosed with CKD...my dietary restrictions have seemed somewhat more complicated & persoanlly I am having alot of problems getting a grip.
I keep one in my purse, in my sons room , the kitchen and the entertainment room. Also have one for the school.
Actually a good reason for having one on your person....the last episode I had that required emergencies technician..the newbie was unable to insert the iv properly;;;may NOT have been necessary had I had the kit at that time. My arms/veins were a complete mess.
I think everyone should have one.. I've got a fridge in my room where I keep it and every 6 months I have a clean out of my supplies.. Always check dates etc. You never know when you might need it, paramedics could take a few seconds to many..

Thank fully I have a sister whos a nurse and she managed administer it for me, when I had an episode.

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