Helpful tips from the ADA on how to care for
yourself or a loved on in an emergency situation
A checklist of essential items needed to prepare an emergency evacuation kit
Important contact information and recovery advice from the CDC
To help as many people as possible affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, AADE is partnering with JDRF, the American Diabetes Association, Insulin for Life USA, and others to provide supplies to those who need it.
You can help by donating diabetes supplies to Insulin for Life, an organization dedicated to providing insulin to those in need.
Red Cross Shelters
Hurricane Irma Shelter List
Hurricane Harvey Shelter List
Where to Access Diabetes Care Supplies in
If you have been affected by the hurricanes and need diabetes supplies, please contact one of our partner hotlines:
For individual with diabetes: Call 1-800-DIABETES Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET. For health care providers or clinics who need diabetes supplies to care for patients in affected areas: Call 1-314-INSULIN from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.
Florida Emergency Information Line 1-800-342-3557
The Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding an emergency or disaster situation impacting the State of Florida. FEIL line is currently activated and available 24 hours/7 days a week.
Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies
For people with disabilities and the elderly who need immediate disaster help or need durable medical equipment and supplies
American Diabetes Association Hurricane Irma Updates
City of Miami Emergency Information - Important Numbers
American Diabetes Association Hurricane Harvey Updates
City of Houston Emergency Information