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Insulin pump accessories offer protection, flexibility and personality
Insulin pumps cost a lot of money, they are small electronic devices that can easily be knocked and broken, so it is important you look after your pump. It can be safely and discretely attached in lots of different ways, such as to a belt, in pockets or in pouches attached to your thigh or upper arm. They are a large range of products on the market to protect your insulin pump, below we explain some of your options
A bum bag is a safe way to wear and protect your insulin pump around your waist, You can also buy waist belts to wear underneath your clothing that not only offers protection but discretion also. You can buy both that in addition to wearing them around your waist they can go over a shoulder or across the chest
These pouches generally clip onto the middle of the bra between the cups and the pump hangs down. They offer great protection for your pump, and make reaching for your pump to make adjustments very easy.
Thigh pouches offer extra flexibility and can be a good if you’re looking to conceal your pump say when wearing dresses and skirts. They can make any adjustments you need to make to the pump quite a task if you are wearing trousers
You can buy arm pouches for your pump, they offer great flexibility, a cheaper alternative is to buy a phone or ipod arm band.
Clips and holsters secure your pump to a belt, waistband, pocket or another part of clothing
An insulin pump harness allows you to wear your pump in the middle of your back. They offer good protection when particapating in sports like jogging.
When you have an insulin pump it usualy means you have a bit more kit to carry around than if you was on insulin pens.
To keep organised its a good idea to have a case for all your pump supplies.
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