The American Diabetes Association is working to help patients with diabetes and diabetes caregivers who have been affected by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma.
Convened by the American Diabetes Association, a partnership of seven leading diabetes care and research organizations have formed the Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition to help provide critical diabetes supplies and support.
Visit diabetes.org/hurricanerelief for information on the latest shelter locations; information for people with diabetes and caregivers; information for emergency responders and relief personnel; how to donate unexpired and unopened diabetes supplies; and federal and state assistance resources.
The ADA Center for Information, 1-800-DIABETES has extended phone hours daily including the weekend. There’s also a new call center for physicians and health care providers to request diabetes supplies.