I'm really enjoying this thread, too! Makes me wonder if we should start a "Diabetes Gear" group to share photos of our diabetes gear and various things we do to make it more convenient. :)
Just leave the thread! It's a handier place for a new person to 1) scroll through options 2) new people to join the community.
I just find threads eventually get buried and lost ...
I, too, feel like a bad diabetic with the minimalistic diabetes gear I keep in my purse.
I have my little meter, whatever's left in the bottle of strips, half a handful of lancets, only because they came with the meter, my. . .what do you call those things? A finger pricker?, a tube of glucose tabs and a glucagon.
Living with 3 women I don't need a purse. My reading glasses, wallet, Mars bar and phone are divided between the 3 of them. I just lost my 3rd Android phone and since loosing my 3rd Nikon and tele, lenses(left under the seat of a hire car). I am no longer trusted with anything of value! So tough on you folk. It's wonderful being nurtured in the bosom of ones family! Oh! I am allowed to carry my own guitar and case, but I have to walk in the middle haha!
Insulin pen, meter, sugar packets. To be honest, I go as lightweight as I possibly can. This is of course when I'm out and about but know I can get home easily...if I am sleeping over or on a hiking trip somewhere, I have to be better prepared.
Hmmm only meter and spare pump supplies (batts, infusion set) + low treatment (some jb's). Plus a insulin pen incase pump fails.
I understand completely, Although I an thinking that type I might have more things to carry with them, I can't say for sure. Being a type II, I have my meter case, and all that entails, and then to prevent lows, I have my supply of glucose tablets, and then of course medical information, just in case, My purse does weigh a lot and I didn't understand why my shoulders hurt, Some one could make a lot of $$ if they could figure out how to make a handy-dandy carry all that wasn't like a suitcase and looked jazzy.....