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Texas Tom...Music Man...Old &Slow... Regular forum members in the path of the recent hurricanes.  I pray you and all others from that area of destruction are safe and doing well.  Hope to hear from you soon.

NN

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These disasters are a good reminder that PWP should keep a reasonable supply of medication on hand at all times.  Of course, it's also smart to have food, water, and defensive equipment at hand.  Every generation in history, until the last 2 or 3 generations, had supplies in their pantry or root cellar for bad times.  In the event of a long term loss of the electric grid from a solar flare, EMP, or cyber attack, DOD estimates that 95% of all Americans would die in the first year.

As you could even see in the southern USA, in a disaster, the sick, weak, elderly, and very young start dying almost immediately.  People died in nursing homes after just a few days of electric power failure.  A few days more, and people on dialysis would die.  A little longer, then diabetics would start to die.  As we can see in Puerto Rico, in a disaster lasting a week or two, food and water supplies run out.  In the cities, the riff raff begins looting almost immediately.

Good idea to be prepared, especially if you're a PWP. 

 

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6 hours ago, PatriotM said:

These disasters are a good reminder that PWP should keep a reasonable supply of medication on hand at all times.  Of course, it's also smart to have food, water, and defensive equipment at hand.  Every generation in history, until the last 2 or 3 generations, had supplies in their pantry or root cellar for bad times.  In the event of a long term loss of the electric grid from a solar flare, EMP, or cyber attack, DOD estimates that 95% of all Americans would die in the first year.

As you could even see in the southern USA, in a disaster, the sick, weak, elderly, and very young start dying almost immediately.  People died in nursing homes after just a few days of electric power failure.  A few days more, and people on dialysis would die.  A little longer, then diabetics would start to die.  As we can see in Puerto Rico, in a disaster lasting a week or two, food and water supplies run out.  In the cities, the riff raff begins looting almost immediately.

Good idea to be prepared, especially if you're a PWP. 

 

Very good point.  As I advanced with PD, I noticed PWP talked about their "stash" meaning they had extra meds stored.  I asked my neuro for a separate rx I could get filled,that allowed extra.  There have been times it has been necessary.  I agree with Patriot to be prepared for,emergencies re: your meds. 

Still hoping our forum PWP in the distressed areas are ok. Thanks for the comment, Patriot.

NN

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