Evacuation of a child with diabetes

27 May 2020

A 10 years old child In Montenegro sports camp began to notice growing weakness after training. The condition progressively worsened and there were no other expressed symptoms. Savitar Group medical service desk registered a new case and sent the patient for examination by pediatrician doctor in a local Hospital, where a diabetes diagnosis was established.

Since this was a newly discovered medical condition, the policyholder’s insurance company accepted organization of health stabilization and subsequent evacuation to home country.

This situation was complicated by the fact that there was no pediatric endocrinologist in the area around. Which made it necessary for the escorting doctor to carry a glucometer in the medical emergency kit. Savitar Group successfully carried out the medical transportation of the patient to his homeland for further treatment. During the evacuation the patient was accompanied by the doctor and relatives.