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Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man on disabled boat in New Orleans

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The Coast Guard medevaced a diabetic man and two others from a disabled vessel near New Orleans, Monday.

According to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a phone call from a man stating that his 18-foot Boston Whaler had become disabled with three people aboard, including a diabetic who did not have any medication.

A helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medevaced the people on board to safety. They were transferred to University Hospital in New Orleans.

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