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Diabetic Care while incarcerated

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He is currently at a very danger blood sugar level with average of 300 plus, due to diet, lack of exercise.  A another contributor is the time critical after checking blood sugar and receiving his shot and when he actually receives food.   Providing a nutritional snack in the meantime is also ignored.   These things can result in a diabetic coma and or irreversible organ damage, such as blindness or death. The medically necessary diabetic shoes for his level of diabetes are also not being provided.  He has been informed by prison physician he may have to start considering toe amputations.  He is not getting proper tests for kidneys either, along with vital medical procedures which are also not being followed prior to any oral extractions and oral surgeries to help avoid infection. The brand of insulin he needs to mange his diabetes is also not an option  that they are willing to provide..  Staff is being negligent in adhering to the procedures and policies and rights of a diabetic inmate as it states in Federal Laws and Policies set for by the FBOP, the  Food and Drug and the American Diabetes Association? What does he do to exercise his rights and to have staff held accountable for being in violation of those rights?

 

 

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Well, of course it won't do any good if you don't try.

 

Seriously, this is something that's going to be taken care of by a lawyer or not at all.

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