Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Sporty Diabetes Bags

Purses may typically be a woman's domain, but boys and men with diabetes need to carry supplies, too. Consider these fashionable (yet masculine) options.

A clear sleeve protects the photo of your choice in this case designed by Kyrra Richards, who lives with type 1 diabetes. Myabetic Memento, $39.95,

This sport case easily wipes clean. Read about company founder Carolyn Jäger on page 53. Sugar Medical Supply Gray Fusion bag, $19.99,

This sleek, 7-by-4-inch wallet is available in black nylon or three colors of faux leather and slips easily into a briefcase or portfolio. Myabetic Banting Wallet, $31.95,

For the professional: a messenger bag with a zip-out compartment, designed by insulin pumper Jennifer Dorn. Adorn Designs Messenger Diabetic Bag in black, $89.95,

Sized for a pump, mini meter, or other "small personal items," this waist pack keeps your hands free. SPIbelt in blue, $21.50,


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