Diabetes and disaster preparedness


Diabetes and disaster preparedness

This is a group dedicated to providing information designed to help folks with diabetes before, during, and after a disaster. I hope that others - such as family members - might also find it to be a valuable resource.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Members: 14
Latest Activity: yesterday

Earthquake preparedness video

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You have to wonder . . .

Started by Walter "Tommy" Little Feb 25, 2012. 0 Replies

As weird as the Winter of…Continue

Earthquake preparedness

Started by Walter "Tommy" Little. Last reply by Walter "Tommy" Little Jul 29, 2011. 2 Replies

One of our newest members to the…Continue

Tags: Fault, Madrid, New, Preparedness, Earthquake

How many . . .

Started by Walter "Tommy" Little Jul 26, 2011. 0 Replies

Other than myself, how…Continue

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Comment by Starfire on September 11, 2011 at 4:27am
Iiving in florida I have to be ready for hurricanes....just bought a FRIO cool bag works great.
Comment by Dennis P on July 13, 2011 at 11:12pm
Hi All I am new to tudiabetes.
But I have been worried about Earthquakes,etc.
The site below has some Diabetes tips on it.

Comment by MaryLou Little on July 8, 2011 at 2:03pm
I am Walter's wife and basically I am a diabetic and a dispatcher for the Red Cross and a retired RN. I call Walter Wally instead of Tommy; but his classmates and other people that have known him for a long time call him Tommy.

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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Heather Gabel
(Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator
Bradford (has type 1)

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)


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