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Diabetes Carrying Cases Article Archives

July 2012

Stylish Diabetes Supply Cases From

Kyrra Richards, who has type 1 diabetes, has transformed her desire for a stylish diabetes carrying case into a thriving business. Her sense of style has struck a chord with a large audience, including a company that is working with her to customize her line to its pump. It’s been several years since Diabetes Health interviewed Kyrra at an AADE conference (  I spoke to her recently to catch up and see how things were going.

comments 1 comment - Posted Jul 8, 2012

August 2008

Checking Out Innovative Diabetes Products & Companies at the Children with Diabetes Conference
Checking Out Innovative Diabetes Products & Companies at the Children with Diabetes Conference

The exhibit hall at this year's Children with Diabetes conference in Orlando, Florida, from July 23 to 27, 2008, featured expensive and elaborate booths from well-known companies like LifeScan and large organizations such as the American Diabetes Association. But another kind of company also welcomed people to their booths. They were the diabetes start-ups, companies that were started more often than not because of an intimate connection to the world of diabetes. I spoke to representatives of five of these companies about their products, their mission, and their inspiration.

comments 3 comments - Posted Aug 29, 2008

August 2007

Get Organized With an aDorn Bag
Get Organized With an aDorn Bag

If you're tired of stuffing your diabetes supplies willy-nilly into any old handbag, aDorn Designs may be just what you need to get organized. And if you want a man-bag, they've got that too.

comments 0 comments - Posted Aug 11, 2007

March 2007

Making a Pump Case of It
Making a Pump Case of It

Deborah Tally has found a fun and inexpensive way to pump up the coolness quotient of insulin pumps, by using colorful cell phone cases from the dollar store instead of a standard pump case.

comments 2 comments - Posted Mar 31, 2007

December 2004

Making The Case For Carrying Cases
Making The Case For Carrying Cases

Since the early 1980s, people with diabetes have needed accessory cases to carry their testing and insulin supplies with them. As the goal of better blood glucose control led to more frequent glucose testing, multiple daily injections and insulin pumps, keeping supplies and life support systems handy has become ever more important.

comments 2 comments - Posted Dec 1, 2004

March 2004

Fun, Fashionable Bag Organizes Your Diabetes Supplies

Do your diabetes supplies take up so much room in your purse or handbag that you have little room for non-diabetes paraphernalia?

comments 2 comments - Posted Mar 1, 2004

February 2004

Now You Can Pocket Your Diabetes Supplies

A new product called Glucokit, manufactured by Massachusetts-based CommAve LLC, helps users integrate meters and accessories into a pocket-size package.

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 2004

August 1999

Diabetes Travel Case Travels to Market

A new diabetes travel case called the Daily Organizer holds three days of supplies, including insulin and a glucose meter.

comments 0 comments - Posted Aug 1, 1999

February 1998

Case Ser? Ser?

We all know there are all sorts of diabetes care supplies that we might want to carry: batteries, pump tubing, lancets, syringes, even log books and emergency information. And what about other treatment aids, such as glucose tablets, urine test strips, or glucagon?

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 1998

February 1997

New Gear for the New Year

DiabetEase Products Inc., the manufacturer of Syringe Guard, has introduced two new portable diabetes packs. The packs, Samsonite World Sport Cool Packer and Samsonite World Sport Cool Packer Jr., are designed to conveniently hold and protect diabetes care products.

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 1997

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