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Discreet pump wearing

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Lisa Pumper, May 13, 2009.

  1. Lisa Pumper

    Lisa Pumper · Newbie

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    Hi,
    Can anyone recommend a good website to order accessories from?
    I want to wear my pump on the calf of my leg, and on my thigh sometimes. I have been using Tubigrip doubled over, with the pump tucked safely inside. This has worked really well and is even secure when I go for a run, but it's started to cause pain in my leg as it's quite restricting!! :? So i was going to look for a garter type thing, or a band for my leg. Do you have to order these slightly small so that they will be secure, or the right size???? :?:
     
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    shews · Active Member

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    I buy marks and spencer hold ups. Then cut the top of them and use this. The rubber at the top is quite thick and I find this really holds it in place ofr when I wear a skirt. Not sure about how this would hold up for running though?

    Sal
     
  3. bonerp

    bonerp · Well-Known Member

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    Accu-chek sell something like I believe. Its for the spirit pump but may fit whatever you use. Alternatively just get a holder for yours and use their support.
     
  4. Stuboy

    Stuboy · Well-Known Member

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    Have a look on the Animas website too. they have accessories called "The leg thing" and "The Thigh thing" which are designed to hold a pump around your thigh or carf. They also have special bra's for the ladies to hold pumps.

    If you type in Pump Accessories into google. There's a website there that has lots of pump accessories and clothing, but it is american and prices in $'s... but i think they ship internationally.
     
  5. candi-girl

    candi-girl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    lol i gave up discreet pump wearing, i let it all hang out now, or shove it in my pocket. :D
     
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    ma5on · Well-Known Member

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    Lol "let it all hang out"....Wonder if there are such people as "pump fetishishts"? :lol:
     
  7. candi-girl

    candi-girl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i bet there is! well, a medical equipment fetish :shock:
     
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