- advertisement -

teenage boy+diabetes kit=not cool

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by dbz2988, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. Stacey Nagel

    Stacey Nagel Approved members

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2005
    Messages:
    581
    My son Jesse , 16.5, has been using a Nike sling/string backpack to carry his D supplies in , for at least 5 years. Thsy're between 8-10 and usually lasts a year before I replace it..
    Stacey
     
  2. Sarah Maddie's Mom

    Sarah Maddie's Mom Approved members

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2007
    Messages:
    12,521
    Either with velcro (I could do this) or I might see if the shoe repair shop could put a heavy duty snap as the closure (he fixes handbags, so he might have a better idea;))
     
  3. MyAngelEmma

    MyAngelEmma Approved members

    Joined:
    May 23, 2008
    Messages:
    980
    The mini backpack Emma carries at school is great for all her d supplies. Everything has its own pocket or place and the pack is very durable. Here is the site, maybe your son could find one here he likes: http://www.ful.com/2index.cfm
     
  4. mishcoto

    mishcoto Approved members

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2008
    Messages:
    218
    We used one of those insulated lunch boxes with a handle and some idiot waitress asked what it was one time and we told her he had type 1 diabetes and she said (twice!) "Oh so now he has to carry a purse!" I could have smacked her.
     
  5. dbz2988

    dbz2988 Approved members

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    636

    Those are pretty cool, a little on the bigger side though but definately more his style.
    Thanks!
     
  6. dbz2988

    dbz2988 Approved members

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    636
    We just found something like this (packed away in our attic!) that he's going to use to carry his small case and the extra's that don't fit in the case. This will do for now and if he likes it and it works for him, I'm fine with that!:D
     
  7. KitKat

    KitKat Approved members

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2007
    Messages:
    898
  8. kevin@diabetech.net

    kevin@diabetech.net Approved members

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2006
    Messages:
    197
    I'm thinking that a bag that looks like a giant pocket on a set of cargo pants and velcros to the pants might be cool (half joking).
     
  9. PokesforLife

    PokesforLife Approved members

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2008
    Messages:
    226
    We have 2 kits.....one is in a insulated lunch bag that one went with us to football parctice and games with an icepack in it. The other is just a shaving kit bag. It has two main compartments and a couple extra pockets. Neither are or flashy but my 13 year old doesn't mind either. The shaving bag one doubles for sleep over things too (tooth brush and deod.) plus his D stuff!!

    Just my 2 cents
     

Share This Page

- advertisement -

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice