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ADA, JDRF, Insulin for Life send diabetes supplies to Houston after Hurricane Harvey

10:35 EDT 1 Sep 2017 | Healio

The American Diabetes Association, JDRF and Insulin for Life partnered to ship more than 3,000 pounds of donated diabetes supplies to people affected by Hurricane Harvey, the organizations announced in a press release.The pallets, due to arrive next week, each include 200,000 syringes, 50,000 pen needles and 20,000 alcohol pads. Accompanying each pallet are separate packages containing dozens of blood glucose meters along with thousands of glucose test strips and lancets, which will allow an individual to test his or her blood glucose three times per day for nearly 2 months.

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