If You Have Diabetes, a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

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If You Have Diabetes, a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

Description

This brochure for people with diabetes emphasizes the importance of vaccinations against influenza (flu) and pneumonia. It also describes flu-related complications.

This brochure addresses the following topics:

  • Preserve your life
  • Consider these odds
  • Take control
  • Do I need a flu shot every year?
  • Can a flu shot give me the flu?
  • Does my family need flu shots too?
  • Pneumonia: Another killer
  • Where do I get a flu shot?
  • Ask your doctor

Developer:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health, Diabetes Control Program

Funding Sources:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health, Diabetes Control Program

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: July 2005
Last Updated: 04/10/13

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