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Your cases/bags

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by L3wisr, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. L3wisr

    L3wisr Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone got any pictures of the cases they're using for all their diabetic gizmos?
    I'm currently looking to buy a new one rather than sticking with the original (boring) grey one.
     
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    urbanracer Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    Hi L3wisr,
    How much 'stuff' are you carrying around? I got a simple black pencil case from W H Smiths for a fiver, of course it's not insulated or anything but as I work in an air conditioned office my insulin stays fairly cool anyway. Now the weather is warmer I'm also using the Frio as a precaution if I think I'll be carrying it with me.
     
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    adamslug007 Type 1 · Newbie

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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eastpak-Unisex-Adult-Rusher-Bag/dp/B0065J36PQ

    I use one of these, fits my meter zip bag, pens, choc, sweets, book, wallet, phone. Its not the biggest bag, but i can carry all my essentials. Loads of colours to chose. Its not insulated or cooled, but as long as its not directly in the sun then can't see there being a problem using any bag.
     
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    Nicola M Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is the one I use. Brought it from WHSmith. It has 3 different compartments, I can fit all the essentials I need in there. (Meter, Insulin pen, Needles, Extra test strips) I chose it because it looked prettier than my plain black one :)


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    L3wisr Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    JRW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I rock a manbag for laptop & diabetes stuff, if going light just carry the meter, strips, pricker, and one in jacket pocket. If just out with mates for food & beers I just carry a novorapid pen, and some gluco tabs. Definitely an annoying aspect having to carry all the stuff around.
     
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    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Who needs a bag when one has a wife (who has blinking loads of 'hand'bags!)
     
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    AndyS Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No bag just make sure I buy trousers with large thigh pockets, seems to work for me :)
     
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    Waistcoats - wonderful things as they've got lots of little pockets. One for blood glucose meter, one for lancet/strips, one for Dexcom CGM, one for a pump, and room for an extra cartridge of insulin, memory sticks & a pocket-watch (last 2 not for diabetes) ;-)
     
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