Medical News of the Week

Diabetes and Major Emergencies: How to Prepare Important items to keep on hand and in your emergency kit when you have diabetes can include the following: extra insulin and syringes or pens, contact numbers for family and close friends and a medical alert bracelet. Source: Joslin Diabetes Center 7 Stroke…

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Medical News of the Week

Traveling with Medical Conditions Traveling with a medical condition requires special preparation. Medical alert bracelets or necklaces are essential for those with conditions that can cause rapid, life-threatening symptoms, confusion, or unconsciousness (such as diabetes, seizures, and severe allergic reactions). Source: MerckSource Diabetes and Your Diet: Busting 7 Myths Some…

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