Which kitbag will be best for you and your diabetes? We’ve got big ones, small ones, you name it, we have it! Choose from the Classic, the Slim, the Roll-up, the Bottle Bank or the Pen Pack. For more details, use the drop-down menu at the top of the screen, or go to our shop (click on the box on the right).
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Fits two insulin pens — so you can carry your long-acting and short-acting with you (plus spare needles and cartridges). Also has room for all blood testing equipment. Great for keeping everything for 24-hour control in one place, super for over-night stays or weekends away.
The Slim: Fits all blood testing equipment (lancing device, pot of sensors, blood test meter) as well as one injection pen (plus spare needles and cartridges). There is a version of the Slim which is designed for children and young adults, which they can personalise, so if they’re into Britney or Brad, it’s easy to keep up to date by changing the pictures on the cover.
Our biggest bag, this is for people who use a lot of kit, or have several types of insulin to use. Also excellent for pump users with all that chunky kit to carry about. Good for longer trips for those who use insulin pens or bottles and syringes.
The Bottle Bank: For those diabetics who still have to use bottles of insulin, ether to fill up insulin pumps or because they prefer to use syringes, then the new Bottle Bank might be just the thing for you. If you are a syringe user the Bottle Bank can carry up to two packets of x10 disposable 0.5ml syringes, x2 bottles of insulin and has space for ID card and two other small flat pockets. Alternatively, if kitbag is used for one bottle of insulin and one packet of 10 syringes, then the other pocket can carry blood-testing kit (sensors, blood test machine, finger-pricker). The Bottle Bank for insulin pump users This is a great ‘weekender’ kitbag for insulin pump users containing items that might be required should an infusion set need to be changed or a cartridge refilled. The Bottle Bank (for pumpers) can carry a bottle of insulin, a spare infusion set (depending on the brand, you may fit two in), one insulin reservoir and one insertion set.
The Pen Pack: This addresses the fact that most people on insulin in the UK use insulin pens for insulin delivery. Nearly all of these are using one long-acting and one short-acting insulin. For a 24-hour period they need two pens (and spare needles and cartridges). The Pen Pack holds two insulin pens plus has a little zipped pocket that can hold 5 pre-packed needles and two insulin cartridges. Made of black leather, the pack is small and can fit in any bag or carrier. It is professional in appearance and does not look medical.
And don’t just take our word for it – there are a lot of testimonials are from happy kitbaggers, and they know what they’re talking about!
Type 2 Diabetes?
If you’re Type 2 diabetes on pills, a kitbag may still suit your needs. If you’re Type 2 diabetes on insulin, then the ‘everything in one place’ philosophy will make even more sense. Take a look at this section for further info.