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Children's Art Project Scholarship - Seneca Diabetes Scholarship

Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students How to Apply/Contact: You can download a complete application packet and find out more information about eligibility at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center website . See also: You can find even more scholarships by clicking here to read about scholarships for students with medical conditions . Scholarship Name: Bryan and Deanna Snyder, Sr.s Chairman Scholarship Description: The Seneca Diabetes Foundation serves two populations, those people of the Seneca Tribal Nation who are living with diabetes. Diabetes affects Native Americans more than any other group, and through the Chairmans Scholarship (along with many other scholarship programs offered by the Seneca Diabetes Foundation), the Foundation seeks to raise awareness of this important health issue as well provide resources to a generation of future leaders who will go into fields that will benefit not on the Seneca Nation, but the country as a whole. Scholarships are also awarded to nursing students, Native American history majors and those involved in community service. Major/Field of Study: Health, Social Services How to Apply/Contact: To apply for this scholarship, and Continue reading >>

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  1. danie75

    I have a question about airplane travel with insulin

    I'm going to visit a friend in San Antonio next week and will be flying. does anyone have any information about weather or not I will need a doctors note to bring my insulin with me on board the airplane? This will be my first airplane travel since starting insulin and I dont want to have any problems with airport security....THANKS!!!

  2. hhinma

    Notify the Security Officer that you have diabetes and are carrying your supplies with you. The following diabetes-related supplies and equipment are allowed through the checkpoint once they have been screened:
    Insulin and insulin loaded dispensing products (vials or box of individual vials, jet injectors, biojectors, epipens, infusers, and preloaded syringes;
    Unlimited number of unused syringes when accompanied by insulin or other injectable medication;
    lancets, blood glucose meters, blood glucose meter test strips, alcohol swabs, meter-testing solutions;
    Insulin pump and insulin pump supplies (cleaning agents, batteries, plastic tubing, infusion kit, catheter, and needle); Insulin pumps and supplies must be accompanied by insulin.
    Glucagon emergency kit;
    Urine ketone test strips;
    Unlimited number of used syringes when transported in Sharps disposal container or other similar hard-surface container.
    Sharps disposal containers or similar hard-surface disposal container for storing used syringes and test strips.
    I just put the insulin in the "liquids" bag and have never been questioned about it

  3. Patient254

    Originally Posted by hhinma
    I just put the insulin in the "liquids" bag and have never been questioned about it What do you mean by a "liquid" bag. You mean all the liquids are together in one bag?

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