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Essential Supplies for a Diabetic Patient

Essential Supplies for a Diabetic Patient

Diabetic patients need to be always on guard with their blood sugar level. This is part of the health care monitoring that our Pharmacy in Cleveland, Ohio can help them with.

Do you have diabetes? If you are, you need to ensure that your diabetic supplies are always complete.

So what essential supplies should a diabetic patient prepare? We have compiled this quick guide for you.

  • Blood Sugar Monitoring

    You can find these in a pharmacy that also provides Generic Medicine in Ohio. These include the following:

    • Glucose test strips
    • Monitor that displays sugar level results
    • Lancets and lancing devices
    • Liquid kits and carrying case
  • Insulin Essentials

    These are additional supplies for diabetic patients who need to have regular insulin treatment:

    • Insulin
    • Insulin pens (disposable or reusable)
    • Needles
    • Container for needle disposal
    • Glucose gels
  • Food Stash

    Diabetic patients may also encounter incidents that result in changes in glucose levels. The following food stash can help regulate glucose:

    • Glucose tablets
    • Healthy snacks
    • Water or low-sugar drinks
  • Emergency Supplies

    Because emergency instances are beyond anyone’s control, you also need to prepare the following:

    • Medical alert identification
    • Contact information of family member(s) in case of emergencies
    • Contact information of the patient’s physician

The above list is only a guide. Some patients have specific supplies and Prescriptions that they need to prepare because their physicians have required them to do so. Ensure that you follow your doctor’s instructions when it comes to completing your diabetic supplies list.

At Tony’s Pharmacy, we can provide you the medical supplies you are looking for. Whether these are for diabetes, incontinence, or other medication needs, we can help you find these items. Coordinate with our licensed pharmacists so we can guide you. If you also have inquiries about our other services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our staff.

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