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Carrying Cases for Insulin Pens? Get the Inside Story from the Diabetes Forum

By June 19, 2007

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The Diabetes Forum is the place to go for answers to all sorts of questions about managing diabetes. This week, Shortypro asks

"Ok, I have a dumb question-What do ya'll keep your pens and needles in to take w/you when your away from home? My Lantus pen came w/a case but my Humalog pen did not. I was just curious if there is one or if anyone had a nifty carrying case idea? I wouldn't worry about it except for the needles. Maybe like a makeup bag? I feel kinda silly for asking : )"

Chollalamb answers,

"I just have a small lunch type insulated bag with a blue ice jel pack in it."
She also recommends a few reputable websites that offer supplies.

Read this and other answers to Shortypro's question in the Diabetes Forum this week. Photo by Christina J.R. Hannah
September 16, 2008 at 7:21 pm
(1) Organized Diabetic says:

I’ve had the same problem, how to manage all the pens and needles. I discovered a product called Handy Insulin Case.

I’ve been very pleased with the case as its easy to use, made of high qualty leather and keeps everything organized. I also like having the glucose tabs handy in those troublesome times when my blood sugar takes a drop

April 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm
(2) Jolt says:

If you can get your hands on them… BD used to make a case for their non-disposable pen the BD Mini, which fits the humalog disposable pens nicely with room for 3 tips, a medical id card, AND an extra pocket which can pretty much fit a vial if need be, or 2 to 3 more pen tips ;)

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