Diabetes Supplies Art

Art created using diabetes supplies: insulin syringes, insulin pump infusion sets, blood sugar test strips, insulin vials, etc.

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Need supplies for your art?

Started by Jay Koch Jul 7, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 12, 2013 at 6:15pm

Thank you Judith comments like your inspire me!
...what does care team mean in this place?

Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 12, 2013 at 3:07pm

thanks "jrtpup" always appreciate positive feedback.

Comment by jrtpup on January 12, 2013 at 3:03pm

Love 'em Thorn ;)

Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 12, 2013 at 2:26pm

and yes, I said Type 1

Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 12, 2013 at 2:25pm

I just cant get this Diabetes Type1 out of my head...
so I use my creative outlet to purge sugars from my blood

Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 8, 2013 at 9:28am

I am an artist... so I made art with my used supplies.
hanging in my studio now...gets mixed reviews.
some love it, some hate it.
most people think heroin.. I have to tell them diabetes.

Comment by A Thorn in my Flesh on January 8, 2013 at 9:23am

What to do with my used syringes?
I haven't thrown one away for 15 years.
Until Dec 2012... then I threw them all away.
In a sharps container (18 gallon) full.

Comment by tyler on August 15, 2012 at 6:05am

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Comment by Marie B on April 28, 2012 at 2:45pm

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