Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

We are here to help.

This page will be updated with resources and information regarding emergency support for people with diabetes in impacted cities.
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If you or a loved one is living with diabetes and affected by a hurricane, we can help. People in areas affected by storms should contact us at 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2382) Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

If you are a health care provider in an affected city and need diabetes supplies, please call our supply request hotline at 1-314-INSULIN (314-467-8546), Mon-Fri from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

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Get help with paying for insulin

If you are struggling to pay for insulin, ADA can help. We’ve consolidated all the resources you need so that you can find help, fast.
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Switching between insulin products during a disaster

Get our recommendations for switching between insulin products in disaster response situations.
The American Diabetes Association, in partnership with JDRF, Insulin for Life, the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and Research!America have come together to form the Diabetes Disaster Relief Coalition (DDRC) to provide support for people with diabetes affected by recent natural disasters. We extend our sincere gratitude to all those who stepped up to this critical challenge.