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Share the (non-medical) tips and tricks that help you in the day-to-day management of diabetes. Please remember to give non-medical advice only!
I don’t really have any good advice for today’s prompt. The best we’ve come up with is using a paper clip on the meter case when the zipper breaks. But I do have a sort of reverse diabetes-hack.
There are times when having diabetes can actually come in handy. I carry snacks in my purse and in my car. There’s usually a juice box somewhere nearby. And we always have alcohol pads to clean stuff up if needed. We carry a diabetes bag and try to be prepared. I never thought we were preparing for the day my son lost his Nintendo DS stylus:
Can you see what he’s using. Look closer. Yes, that is a syringe. Benny uses a pump, but we always carry needles in our diabetes kit just in case something happens and he needs a shot.
Necessity being the mother of invention and all that, he made good use of the supplies on hand.
I’m just glad he kept the orange cap on!