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: 555
At home, how do you organize your diabetes supplies?Poll dates: May 9 - 16, 2004
Total Votes: 555
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 (22% 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.
If your diabetes supplies need a bit more organization, see our page of Carrying Cases for ideas.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 15:37:47
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