Diabetes Emergency Preparedness 

Diabetes Preparedness During an Emergency

Caring for People with Diabetes

Helpful tips from the ADA on how to care for
yourself or a loved on in an emergency situation

My Diabetes Emergency Plan

A checklist of essential items people with diabetes need to prepare an emergency evacuation kit

Tips for Emergency Preparedness

Important contact information and recovery advice from the CDC


  • For the latest information: Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition Facebook page
  • Hotline to report supply shortages or request connections to supplies: 314-INSULIN
  • Additional help: ADA's hotline 1-800-Diabetes
  • Article from the May 14, 2020 issue of ADCES in Practice: Supporting Persons Living with Type 1 Diabetes During Hurricanes. Authors: Stephen W. Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDCES, Carol Atkinson, Anne Imber, Carlos Alberto Leyva Jordán, MD, Della Lorraine Matheson, RN, CDCES, Karen Dimentstein, MPH, Zelde Espinel, MD, MA, MPH, James m. Shultz, MS, PHD

Guidance for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

Disaster Planning Toolkit

Disaster Toolkit