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 needed to prepare an emergency evacuation kit

Tips for Emergency Preparedness

Important contact information and recovery advice from the CDC


Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

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.

Insulin for Life USA

You can help by donating diabetes supplies to Insulin for Life​an organization dedicated to providing insulin to those in need.

Get Help Now

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
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