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Old 05-24-2013, 16:43   #1
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Are there meters and pens that exist that are truly portable, keyring size? I find it very inconvenient to carry around my novopen, otium xceed, test strips and softclix and find myself not having lunch doses because of this. I do however carry my keys and wallet everywhere so a credit card sized meter and key size pen would be ideal.

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Perhaps something like this

Eye glasses leather holder attachable to the belt - Accessories - Made in Italy - My Italian Leather

would work for the stuff you need to carry with you or search for the kind of wallet that bus drivers/train conductors use - they're usually attachable to a belt as well.

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What's everyone else using to carry their gear around?

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Especially if I'm bicycling, I'll carry it in my backpack. I keep a belt pack with my meter and a preloaded syringe, and a few other things that I just toss into the backpack.

I have a meter with strips, syringes and insulin at work. If I have to pack everything every day, I'll forget something sooner or later. If I'm just walking somewhere at lunch, I don't take anything and have never needed it.

What I do always have is something to bring me back up if I go low. Right now this is a couple of cookies in a small plastic bag, in a button down shirt pocket. Also a container of milk powder mixed with instant hot chocolate mix, in my pants pocket.

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00167...sr=8-1&pi=SL75
I carry this with me all the time. It holds everything I need. If I go to stores, I will leave this in the car. If it is hot, I have a small insulated bag and put a plastic frozen ice pack in the bag so everything stays cool. If my wife is with me, she will gladly carry it in her purse for me.

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what are the latest pens out there, anyone have any links to new designs or what they are using now?
interested to know if the kit im using now is outdated.

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