Carrying Cases

With all of the things you need to carry to care for your diabetes, you'll want to check out one of these specially-designed carrying cases. Specially-designed cases have compartments for insulin, syringes, lancets, even meters, and cool packs to keep everything from getting too hot.

[RECOMMENDED!] Professional Case, maker of fine leather medical bags, sport totes, and organizers, has added three new diabetes cases to their product line. Each diabetes case includes two removable freezer packs, heavyweight web handles, and a shoulder strap. Constructed of durable 1000 Denier polyester and nylon. Padded for insulation and protection. Add up to three initials to customize your diabetes case.

Visit the Professional Case On-line Store and select "Browse Store" to learn more and order.

Professional Case, Inc.
9790 Inter-Ocean Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45246
  1-800-543-1653 Toll Free in the USA
(513) 682-2520

[RECOMMENDED!] FRIO makes a unique product for keeping insulin (and insulin pens) cool. The Frio wallet contains crystals that, after being immersed in water for 10-15 minutes, keep the wallet cool for several days. FRIO wallets have been developed which keeps insulin safe for at least 45 hours - even in constant environmental temperatures of 100 degree Fahrenheit, according to the FRIO web site.

For ordering information, visit the FRIO UK web site or one of these US distributors:

[RECOMMENDED!] The DIA-PAK has enough room to hold supplies for a week or more. It's made of water-resistant nylon. Shoulder strap, waist belt and cold packs are optional. They also have a DIA-PAK Jr. and DIA-PAK Mini, which are smaller versions of the original.

Order the DIA-PAK online at the Medicool web site.

aDorn makes a "high style, low profile" medical bag for women with diabetes. A special side zipper opens to reveal the diabetes products, keeping them away from all the other stuff in your purse. $69.95, or $74.95 with fitted ice pack.

aDorn Designs
175 18th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

Insulin Case Shop offers a large selection of carrying cases, coolers including the FRIO pack, and prefilled syringe cases. Syringe cases secure a prepared syringes in a plastic cradle that prevents plunger from accidental activation. Great for babysitters, grandparents, and others who can inject but not draw up.

The Insulin Case Shop
17535 32 Ave North
Plymouth MN 55447
Telephone: (763)-473-3062
Fax: (763)-390-5837
Call Toll Free 1-(877)-829-8024

The Insulin Protector by Medicool is a compact, insultated case designed to carry insulin, syringes and alcohol wipes. The Medicool Insulin Protector Case keeps insulin cool for up to 16 hours. Comes with two refreezeable cooler packs. Use one while you freeze the other. Carries up to two bottles of any brand insulin.

Order online at the Medicool web site.

MEDport makes three carrying cases for diabetes supplies:

Diabetic's Travel Organizer, which has two separate compartments, one with a cool pack for insulin and syringes, and one for other supplies such as a meter, lancing device, lancets, etc. There is enough room to hold about two weeks of supplies. The Diabetic's Travel Organizer measures 9x6x2.5 inches and costs US$24.95 plus US$4.95 shipping and handling.

[RECOMMENDED!] Diabetic's Daily Organizer, which has also two separate compartments, one with a cool pack for insulin and syringes, and one for other supplies such as a meter, lancing device, lancets, etc. There is enough room to hold supplies for several days. The Diabetic's Daily Organizer measures 6.75x5.5x2.5 inches and costs US$19.95 plus US$4.95 shipping and handling.

Reviewer's comments: This carrying case is very nice. The manufacturing quality looks like it will stand up to daily use, there's more than enough room for several day's supplies, and there's a loop for attaching to a belt or fanny pack. The outside nylon is waterproof. And it's not so big that it will be uncomfortable to wear to a day at the amusement park.

The Diabetic's Wallet, an insulated, rigid case for carrying four pre-drawn syringes. A separate pocket holds a small meter and testing supplies. Measures 9x3x.75 inches and costs US$11.95 plus US$4.95 shipping and handling.

MEDport Incorporated
23 Acorn Street
Providence, RI 02903
1-800-299-5704 (US)
1-401-273-0630 Fax

Peacock Products, run by Anita Peacock, makes a very nice diabetes purse / carrying case for women with diabetes. There are plenty of compartments to store all your diabetes supplies, as well as everything else you usually carry. $89.95 in canvas, $159.95 in leather. Very well made.
Peacock Products
511 Oak Avenue
Americus, GA 31709
(229) 928-2055

The StaiWell bag looks like a backpack but is actually a diabetes carrying case. It's small enough to take anywhere but big enough to hold a day's supplies, including juice boxes and food. Hidden pocket holds a cold pack. Comes in Navy Blue, and Black. $49.95 plus $6.95 shipping to US addresses. Staiwell 2011 S Early Dawn Dr Spokane Valley, WA 99037 1-877-847-2851 or email
2202 South Calvin Road
Veradale, WA 99037

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