At home, how do you organize your diabetes supplies?
Diabetes carrying case
Purse or other carrying case
Shoebox or other small box
Something else, but organized
They're a mess
Total votes: 500
At home, how do you organize your diabetes supplies?Poll dates: June 26 - July 3, 2005
Total Votes: 500
If you're like many CWD readers, you probably have a diabetes carrying case that holds a day or two of diabetes supplies for when you're out and about. But at home, you may have a different way to organize your collection of diabetes supplies.
Plastic containers are very popular (25% of readers). They are inexpensive, come in a variety of sizes, and have covers to help reduce the risk of a major spill. A plastic case can also hold much more stuff than a typical diabetes carrying case. Plastic containers are also useful for holding diabetes supplies at school or work.
Carrying cases are the next most popular (16%) and offer the benefit of having being transportable outside the home. While there are carrying cases that hold a lot of supplies, they tend to be large and are not as convenient to carry when you're out at an amusement park or the zoo, for example. Families often have a couple of carrying cases and use the one that best meets their needs for that day.
We last ran this poll in May 2004.
If your diabetes supplies need a bit more organization, see our page of Carrying Cases for ideas.
Last Updated: Sunday July 03, 2005 08:24:58
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.