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Diabetes Supply Cases Worth Carrying

Diabetes Supply Cases Worth Carrying

Diabetes is rarely a glamorous condition, and that’s especially true when it comes to stashing and transporting all the high- and low-tech doodads we use to keep ourselves healthy. While most glucometers come with their own black vinyl zipper cases, you don’t have to be stuck with factory-issued fashion. Both men and women with diabetes have options than you may think. Go custom. In response to the black vinyl crisis, several small companies have begun making carriers that offer some more sophisticated options. Myabetic offers colorful cases that can easily pass for regular-people wallets and purses, while Diabete-ezy sells containers that could likely hold an entire endocrinologist’s office, and – as a result – are a little more utilitarian in appearance. Go cosmetic. Your local drugstore, department store or supermarket likely has an aisle full of cosmetic cases in dozens of different sizes and styles. Use a larger one when you want to carry everything from alcohol swabs to glucagon kits; smaller cases work when all you need is a testing kit and some glucose tabs. If you’re the kind of PWD who likes everything in its place, look for a cosmetics case with separate compartments – then put your lancing device where the lipstick’s supposed to go. Repurpose. In a pinch, random household vessels can be reinvented as diabetes supply holders. Coin purses, pencil cases and jewelry bags can usually do the job. An empty sunglasses case can easily hold a small glucometer and a few other bare necessities. Even a clean sock can help keep it all together if you’re desperate enough. Use what you like. Try searching Etsy for pouches, purses, wristlets and carriers – there’s no shortage of sophisticated vessels that zip, snap, fold and button. Keep an eye out at v Continue reading >>

Kitbags For People With Diabetes | Free Postage In The Uk

Kitbags For People With Diabetes | Free Postage In The Uk

jackie Posted On: Feb 28th, 2012 at 10:24 hi sue im going onto an animas pump soon and just wondering if you will be having any other colours in your kitbags range. it would be good to have a bright colour if only to make finding it easier inside my bag! Hi Jackie, wed love to do more colours and we might do soon, but I cant say when. We have to get minimum orders and as we dont put in big orders, it can be hard to handle in terms of keeping stock, etc. If and when we do offer other colours, we will send an email out to everyone on our database to let them know. So I will add your email in to our database now so that you will get that notification when it goes out, but dont hold your breath, it might not be for a while! Sue Ann Mattiucci Posted On: Jul 25th, 2012 at 16:22 Hi- Just had to add Lanus pen to my daily medicine..your joe frazer bag looks perfect, cant wait to get it! Tim Costello Posted On: Nov 11th, 2012 at 02:12 Just got the classic kit thanks for the prompt service. Great quality kit. You managed to get the kit all the way to the soon to be frozen tundra of North Dakota, USA. I appreciate the effort on your part. Will be interested in the slim kit as well Can you let me know when the tan slim kit is available? Bridget Posted On: Jan 29th, 2013 at 13:44 I am wondering if you sell your bags in the US? If so, can you please send me a list of retailers? Thank you for your help. Hi Bridget, Im sorry we do not have an outlet in the US. You can buy from this site. Postage is under 10 to the US. Regards, Sue Debra Turner Posted On: Jun 14th, 2014 at 19:40 Do DeSang have any kit bags and/or skins for the Omnipod pump as I have just started on the Omnipod pump system and the bag and PDM look rather boring. Hello Debra, Im sorry, but we do not do bags or skins for t Continue reading >>

Creative Maker Supply Cases

Creative Maker Supply Cases

This pattern is fat quarter friendly and has instructions for 3 different sizes of zippered supply cases. The large size case is the perfect fit for a notebook, the medium size is great for sewing supplies, crochet hooks, or colored pencils, and the small size case is fantastic for hand sewing supplies. Anything you can imagine to carry around, this case is perfect for that! All cases feature mesh and topstitched pockets on the inside for ample storage space, as well as elastic for holding pens and pencils. Great for kids, crafters, teacher gifts, and more! We’ve seen some awesome examples of this used for carrying essentials like diabetic supplies too. Nurses and medical staff love them, beauticians and nail techs love them, gamers love them, teens love them, techies love them, kids love them – WE love them! You simply can’t go wrong with this sewing pattern in your stash. We think you’ll be reaching for it time and time again. Finished Size: Small {5-1/2” long x 8” tall} Medium {7-1/2” long x 9-3/4” tall} Large {9-1/2” long x 12-1/2” tall} 1 fat quarter of exterior fabric – additional fabric may be required if fussy-cutting large prints 1 fat quarter of lining fabric 1 additional fat quarter for lining pockets 11” x 27” piece of foam interfacing 2/3 yard Pellon #70 Peltex sew-in interfacing Handbag zipper 1/4” wide elastic One piece of mesh This pattern is available as a PDF download or as a paper version sent to you in the mail. Continue reading >>

Carrying Case For Insulin Pens

Carrying Case For Insulin Pens

Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please,join our community todayto contribute and support the site. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. I use the Humalog pre-filled pen manufactured by Eli Lilly. I've been looking for good carrying cases that I can use with this pen. I had a free one from Eli Lilly that I got 3-4 years ago, but I've lost it. A good carrying case would be one that can carry pen needes and alcohol swabs in addition to the pen itself. What do you guys use? Any recommendations? A good carrying case would be one that can carry pen needes and alcohol swabs in addition to the pen itself. What do you guys use? Any recommendations? I use the same pens. And I have not found a case other than my One Touch ultra smart case. That thing can will carry my meter,strips,one pen,lancents,lancing device,swabs and about 8 to 10 needle caps. Go to the drug store and ask to see the ultra smart because you want to look at the case. Then if you like it call one touch and see if they will sell you the case. I looked everywhere for a carrying case that I could carry my meter and pens and stuff in one, and did not find it until I got the Ultra Smart. Continue reading >>

Joe's Small-in-one Diabetes Carry Case - Free Shipping In The Uk! | Ebay

Joe's Small-in-one Diabetes Carry Case - Free Shipping In The Uk! | Ebay

Joe's Small-in-one Diabetes Carry Case - FREE Shipping in the UK! Image not available Photos not available for this variation Details about Joe's Small-in-one Diabetes Carry Case - FREE Shipping in the UK! Joe's Small-in-one Diabetes Carry Case - FREE Shipping in the UK! joesdiabetes1 has no other items for sale. Please enter a quantity of $qty_dummy$ or less Please enter a quantity of 1 Purchases are limited to $qty_dummy$ per buyer Please enter quantity of 1 or more Please enter a lower number Choose quantity that is less than $qty_dummy1$ or equal to $qty_dummy$ You can only choose quantity that is equal to $qty_dummy$ Get Started | Conditionsfor uk nectar points - opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. Learn more- opens in a new window or tab See details about international postage here. help icon for delivery - opens a layer Items delivered internationally may be subject to customs processing depending on the item's declared value. Sellers set the item's declared value and must comply with customs declaration laws. Buyers may be subject to additional charges for customs clearance. Visit eBay's page on international selling . (amount confirmed at checkout) To be provided at checkout help icon for delivery - opens a layer This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions- opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. If you reside in an EU member state Continue reading >>

A New Diabetic Supply Carrying Case

A New Diabetic Supply Carrying Case

The day after I was released from the hospital after my diagnosis of being a Type 1 Diabetic, I looked over my syringes, vials, test strips, lancets, logbook and other such supplies and decided I needed some sort of carrying case. However, in being either vain or private, I wanted it to be discrete. Thankfully, this was before the age of smartphones, and toting around a day planner wasn’t all that uncommon. I wound up using my diagnosis as an excuse to buy a Palm Vx to eliminate the logbook and my paper sliding scale and then I picked up a day planner from Franklin Covey. I wound up emptying it of everything except the zip-lock pouch inside, and that’s where I stored my supplies. It had a nice little pocket inside for PDAs, which fit my Palm Vx nicely, and when it was obsolete, that’s where my glucometer and lancing device went. I had this day planner so long that it even got nicknames, it was known as “The Diabetes.” I’ve always been afraid of losing “The Diabetes.” It had its own place everywhere that I’ve lived, and the minute it is moved from that place, chaos and anarchy began to take over my life. 999 times out of 1000, “The Diabetes” just wound up getting pushed out of the way, relocated over to my computer desk, left in my laptop bag or scooped up by my loving wife and tucked away because she takes such good care of me. I remember scolding her a little bit and telling her that I loved how much she helped out but that one day I’d take it for granted and we’d both forget “The Diabetes” and we’d wind up somewhere and needing it, or worse, forgetting it somewhere. We tackled that challenge and it just became part of our routine, she grabbed it and packed it in her purse and then I asked her before we left to make sure she had it. Ever Continue reading >>

"my 2-year-old Case Has Not Worn Out - The Zipper Is Just As Smooth As When I Bought It - And This Case Gets A Lot Of Use!!!" | Out Of Sight Cases

I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 14. Not easy for a freshman going into high school. Yeah I was deeply depressed and I didnt want to accept it. I didnt want to accept it so much that I neglected my duty of keeping my sugar in check, but as time went on I began to realize that this disease is going to be a part of my life forever. I like to go out with my brother and his friends to baseball games, football games, parties, etc., and it has always been hard to check my sugar during these outings. I am 18 now and Ms. Mary Days invention has helped improve my ability to check my sugar and keep it in check by tenfold if not more. This invention is one of the greatest by far that I have seen that helps in checking ones sugar. Before, I used to check one out of four times a day, now I check four out of four times a day, hardly ever missing a check or my insulin. This could be the birth of a revolution! Everything you need and all in one place. Life changing! My ULTRA case made travelling internationally with diabetes easier than I ever could have imagined. My mother and father both were diabetic, as were my grandparents on my dads side..so it wasnt if, but when I would be facing life as a diabetic. I have been treated since my late 20s to early 30s, mostly with diet control and oral medication. In 2009, I could no longer take the oral medications and started taking insulin shots. I will be 65 years young in September, 2016. During my business life, I travelled significantly, trudged through airports and endured out-of-town meetings where continental breakfast and/or lunch were served (usually high carb or high sugar) that was not suitable for a diabetic. Since retiring, I continue to travel and have a non-predictable eating schedule. As a result, I am always Continue reading >>

World Diabetes Day :: Insulin Carry

World Diabetes Day :: Insulin Carry

World Diabetes Day occurs annually on 14 November and is an opportunity to increase awareness of diabetes around the world through numerous campaigns, lectures, screenings and other events. However, for people with diabetes, managing the condition is a year-round, daily event – an event in which carry plays an important part. Those who need to inject insulin require a variety of items to be close at hand at any given part of the day. These can include items such as insulin pens, a blood glucose level meter, hypodermic needles, insulin cartridges or vials, alcohol/cleaning wipes, blister packs of medication tablets and glucose tablets, a diabetes ID card, as well as a diary and pen (for keeping easily accessible records of blood test results and eating habits) to name a few. However, finding a convenient means of carrying such items isn’t always simple, so we wanted to highlight some options that could go a long way to helping people manage diabetes more easily. We’ll be focusing on carry options for insulin supplies such as those above, rather than insulin pump pouches which hold insulin pumps that are attached to the body. Why good insulin carry is needed There are several reasons why it’s important to have good insulin carry. One of the primary reasons is the ability to keep insulin supplies in close proximity and organised. Insulin supplies need to be readily available whether you’re on the go or at home and having them all in an easily-accessible location makes life much simpler. There’s no wasting time finding them, plus it allows for greater flexibility of movement – you can get on with daily life without worrying that you don’t have everything you need with you. A good piece of insulin carry is also handy for keeping your supplies in one place for Continue reading >>

Diabetes Case Studies

Diabetes Case Studies

With all the medical gear we PWDs have to carry around, it can be difficult to find the perfect bag to comfortably tote around all this stuff. (See Wil's rant on the man-purse for PWDs, for example.) At the AADE expo last week, we saw a few new options worth mentioning. All of these companies are also started by entrepreneurs — and we do love supporting small D-businesses here at the 'Mine! First up is Sugar Medical Supply. Inspired by bags that her mother used to make for her and her sister, Carolyn Jäger launched Sugar Medical Supply with a glucose meter case that comes in seven different patterns. As Carolyn says, "Sugar Medical Supply was created to bring style into the lives of people living with diabetes. Our supplies allow them to show a little personality, bring in some color, and make it fun!" The bags are a bit bigger than the traditional black bag provided with a glucose meter, giving space to slot in your meter, strip container, lancet, and an insulin pen. It also comes with an inside pocket and a front pocket for little extras. The "Universal Strap System" is flexible, which means that folks with different meters can use the bags with ease. It fits both my OneTouch Ultra and Amy's OmniPod PDA! Thanks to Carolyn, Amy and I both received our own bags to try out and review. I like mine. It's pretty and not too big and not too small. The only thing I found a little odd is that it unzips from right to left, instead of left to right as my Lifescan meter bag. Certainly not a deal-breaker, but it was the opposite of what I was used to. Here's What Amy Had to Say - "I have to admit that I love, love, love my new case from Sugar Medical Supply! It is the first stylish case I've found that actually fits the OmniPod (due to that clever Velcro-enabled "universal stra Continue reading >>

Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling With Diabetes

Having diabetes should never hold you back from doing the things you love or from embarking on new adventures. However, when it comes to traveling, especially to destinations far off the beaten path, managing all the details of your diabetes care in addition to the details of travel – tickets, itineraries, connections, and reservations, to name a few – may seem overwhelming. You may be concerned about simply getting your supplies onto the airplane, not to mention time zone changes, new climates, or counting carbohydrates in the jungle or desert. Even a simple pleasure like sightseeing can feel difficult to manage with diabetes. However, with a little forethought and planning, many obstacles can be overcome. Here are some tips to help make your travels as stress-free as possible. Getting through the airport If you’re traveling by plane, you may encounter a few hassles at the airport, where upgraded security measures and baggage restrictions have become the norm, and flight changes or delays are always a possibility. Wearing a medical ID bracelet or necklace and showing it to security personnel is a good first step toward explaining why you are carrying medicines and diabetes supplies and is sometimes sufficient since more people are becoming knowledgeable about diabetes. A letter from your doctor that includes the date, your name, your diagnosis of diabetes, and a list of all the supplies (blood glucose meter, strips, lancets, etc.) and medicines you use can also smooth your way through security. If you use insulin, make sure that the type of insulin and dosage or pump, as well as the supplies you need for administering it, are listed as well. (This list might include an insulin pen and needles, syringes, or pump infusion sets.) Personally, I made such a list, had Continue reading >>

Top 10 Diabetes Carrying Cases

Top 10 Diabetes Carrying Cases

When you’re diagnosed with diabetes, you don’t realize how much STUFF you have to always carry with you wherever you go. The items only multiple as time goes on and more treatment methods are added, etc. So where are you supposed to keep everything from your meter, to extra test strips, emergency medications and more? For women, you can opt to keep everything in your purse, but most often this can become disorganized and only creates additional frustration when you have to find everything in a pinch. In this guide we’re going to take a look at some of the best diabetes carrying cases on the market for those with all types of diabetes and of any age. If you haven’t found a case yet, then this guide can help start you on your journey of purchasing the right one. Or if it’s time to update your case, you may find one that suits your needs. I know with my kids with Type 1 diabetes, in the beginning I would have to purchase a new case every few months because of the wear and tear from carrying them virtually 24/7 no matter where we go. That was before I knew which were some of the best ones that not only provide you with somewhere to nicely keep all supplies organized but are durable enough to withstand frequent use. Here are some of my all-time favorites. 1. Medicool Dia-Pak The Medicool Dia-Pak allows you to conveniently keep all your supplies in one organized place. What’s nice about this diabetes carrying case is it comes with a freezable ice pack that allows you to keep your insulin or other supplies cool when traveling. Keeping everything together in one bag without bulkiness can be tricky, especially when it comes to making sure you have all the supplies you may need. The Medicool Dia-Pak folds up nicely to fit into a purse, travel bag, suitcase, or even ca Continue reading >>

Travel Bag- Techtravel Bag

Travel Bag- Techtravel Bag

Our newINSULATED larger bag for all your diabetic supplies includes a FREE "On-the-Go" removable supply bag. Perfect to organize all supplies for travel, school, and work. The exterior of this bag features 2 large insluated exterior zippered pockets (5.75 in x 10 in), carrying handle, and a removable shoulder strap. Unzip the bag to find 2 sections. The first section has mesh pockets to store your glucose meter, lancing device,insulin pen tips, and a large zippered mesh pocket for extra supplies. This section also has 3 elastic loops for insulin vials, 2 elastic loops for test strips, an ID card holder, and a nylon pocket for 2 insulin pens. Want to keep your insulin cool? We designed a mesh pocket to hold a FRIO Mini cooling pouch (sold on our site) or other cooling pack. Just slip the cooling pouch in the mesh pocket directly across from the insulin, and when you zip the bag closed, it lays directly on top of the insulin vials and insulin pens keeping them cool. Cool, right? Unsnap the 1st section, to reveal the 2nd section of the bag used to store larger, bulkier items like a glucagon kit, infusion sets, extra pods, snacks, glucose tablets, and more! The 2nd section is 4 inches deep so there is plenty of room to carry everything you need. In this section we include the FREE "On-the-Go" supply bag. This removable bag measures 7 in long x 4 in tall x 1.5 in deep, It can hold your glucose meter, insulin pens, test strips and personal items in a smaller coordinating bag made for "on-the-go". It zips closed and features a belt loop strap. Constructed out of durable, easy to clean polyester, this padded bag is built to last. It measures 10 in long x 8 in tall x 5 in deep. Continue reading >>

Case For Pens?

Case For Pens?

Are there any nice cases for carrying your pens around in? What I'm looking for is something along the lines of a 'Parker Pen' case. You know the kinda thing that writing pens come in. A small box with a hinged lid, and an inset to slot the pens into. Before anyone says that they just carry theirs in their pocket, I do that too, but I also would like a case. Why? Because I do. a1c: May 13 - 5.2% (33) | Nov 12 - 5.2% (33) | Mar 12 - 5.2% (33) | Nov 11 - 5.3% (35) | Aug 11 - 5.2% (33) | Nov 10 - 5.6% (38) | May 10 - 5.3% (34) | Jan 10 - 5.4% (36) | Nov 09 - 5.8% (40) You can eat whatever you want, just don't eat it everyday! Just spoke to Novo Nordisk and asked if they did such a thing, and the lady said, No. She kindly offered to send me a soft case though. I use a soft case, it opens out like a book and velcros shut, i can fit 2 pens and about 8 needles in it. i got mine with my autopen, i also got one form novo which is blue and similar, will use it when my current one wears out, it's getting a bit tatty now. I find it handy so that i don't have to dig in the bottom of my bag for my pens. hmmmmmmmm i have exactly that type of case for my Novo 3 pen, however i did not that the Novo 4 Pen came in a blue cloth case the Humapen also comes in a hard case......... (maybe, mine is pretty old), so why not give Lilly a call and see what they can do for you? Dave - when I was on MDI I was given a hard case for my Novolog pen. It holds the pen and 3 of the small screw on needles. It has a hinged lid. I used it the whole time I was on MDI and it worked great. I liked it better than the soft cases. On the lid it says NovoPen 3. So they used to make them. Maybe they don't now. Cozmore pump Started 3/22/07 using Novolog D.D. Family Raw Alkaline food ~ diet controlled i ended up usin Continue reading >>

Top 10 Best Diabetes Insulin Supply And Travel Case

Top 10 Best Diabetes Insulin Supply And Travel Case

Top 10 Best Diabetes Insulin Supply and Travel Case Top 10 Best Diabetes Insulin Travel Cases When you have diabetes, you know how painful it is to travel with the entire insulin supply; there are numerous things at once, and also they are fragile. So, in that situation, you need to have good quality insulin travel cases to support the whole package you are carrying. There are several different things like test strips, medications, glucose meter and other backup items. Hence, Top 10 Best Diabetes Insulin Supply and Travel Case. Insulin: Insulin is a hormone that is created by the beta cells in the pancreatic islets. It is responsible for regulating the proper metabolism of different components like Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats by helping the glucose in getting absorbed in the fat, muscles and liver cells from the blood. The glucose is further then converted into glycogen or fats, and when it is the liver tissues, it is converted into both the forms. The excessive production of glucose is controlled by the insulin present in the blood. The insulin circulation also has effects on the manufacture of proteins. Thus if the insulin levels go down in your blood, it has harsh effects on your whole body. Types of Insulin: There are various types of Insulin’s, but there are three main types of them: Fast-acting insulin: This insulin is very quickly absorbed into the blood from the fat tissues. This is also helpful when one wants to control or correct sugar levels in the blood while having meals or snack or even when one wants to correct high levels of sugar in the blood. Intermediate-acting Insulin: This insulin is absorbed slowly and very steadily in the blood and also lasts a lot longer than the other ones. This is mainly had between meals or to control blood sugar level Continue reading >>

Learn About Lantus® (insulin Glargine Injection) 100 Units/ml

Learn About Lantus® (insulin Glargine Injection) 100 Units/ml

Prescription Lantus® is a long-acting insulin used to treat adults with type 2 diabetes and adults and pediatric patients (children 6 years and older) with type 1 diabetes for the control of high blood sugar. Do not use Lantus® to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. Do not take Lantus® during episodes of low blood sugar or if you are allergic to insulin or any of the inactive ingredients in Lantus®. Do not share needles, insulin pens, or syringes with others. Do NOT reuse needles. Before starting Lantus®, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you have liver or kidney problems, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or if you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. Heart failure can occur if you are taking insulin together with certain medicines called TZDs (thiazolidinediones), even if you have never had heart failure or other heart problems. If you already have heart failure, it may get worse while you take TZDs with Lantus®. Your treatment with TZDs and Lantus® may need to be changed or stopped by your doctor if you have new or worsening heart failure. Tell your doctor if you have any new or worsening symptoms of heart failure, including: Tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including OTC medicines, vitamins, and supplements, including herbal supplements. Lantus® should be taken once a day at the same time every day. Test your blood sugar levels while using insulin, such as Lantus®. Do not make any changes to your dose or type of insulin without talking to your healthcare provider. Any change of insulin should be made cautiously and only under medical supervision. Do NOT dilute or mix Lantus® with any other insulin or solution. It will not work as intended and you may lose blood sugar control, which coul Continue reading >>

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