Treating Diabetes Emergencies: What Police Officers Need to Know

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has produced a 20-minute diabetes training video for training of police officers who may encounter a person with diabetes. While “Encountering Diabetes Emergencies” deals with encountering a person with low blood sugar in a routine traffic stop, “Treating Diabetes Emergencies” addresses additional diabetes issues law enforcement may face, such as dealing with the health care needs of persons with diabetes who are detained.

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