Where do you want your insulin pump to be? That’s what you want to think about before selecting an insulin pump case.
- ask yourself where you want to wear the pump
- talk to your pump rep
- look at the many different options out there
- decide on a couple of options to help you wear your pump
- check out insulin pump bands
- make a hasty decision
- be influenced by others
- be afraid to try several different options
- be afraid to ask questions
Many people going on an insulin pump worry about how they are going to wear it. Looking at your lifestyle will help you make the decision on how you want to wear the pump. Your lifestyle will tell you what you need to accomplish when wearing your pump such as keeping the pump up and out of the way or hidden. This will help you greatly when you go to select products to help you accomplish this.
Talk to your pump representative about specific ideas on what they have found to work for clients. Your pump rep has a wealth of knowledge when working with meeting just about any demand you might have on how to wear your pump. Remember, this is their product so they are very well versed on ways to wear an insulin pump.
There are quite a few options available to you, such as pump cases, pump bands, pump clothing and pump pockets. There are many videos on Youtube as well on how wear your insulin pump. Search for ways to hide your pump or how to wear an insulin pump. You will be pleasantly surprised by the number of ways you can wear your pump.
If you are an active person, you will want to make sure that you have a way to wear your pump that keeps it secure and out of the way. If you are someone that wears dresses a lot, then you will want to make sure that you have a product that will accommodate you wearing a dress. Same goes for those who play sports or are very active.
Insulin pump bands keep your pump hidden when you want it hidden. They have built in pockets for your pump and you can wear them around your waist to keep your pump totally secure. Insulin pump bands are also great ways to conceal your pump during times where you may need to wear a dress as well. Another way that some people use them to totally conceal their pumps is to use a sock and place the pump in a bra. This also keeps the pump hidden and out of the way.
Making a quick decision doesn’t always work, so take the time to see what is going to be best for you and do your research. Look online for personal stories about what worked for other people. Do all the research you can before you decide. It is best to be as prepared as you can when you buy your insulin pump.
Decide what you are really looking to accomplish such as comfort and hiding the pump then go from there. If you know you want to conceal your pump or want to wear it on a clip on your belt, then look for those options. And don’t settle for something that won’t work for you.
It usually takes people trying out a couple different options before they find the one that works for them. So take the time to try a couple different options till you find the one that will suit your needs the best.
While looking at the many options available to you, don’t be afraid to ask questions pertaining to your lifestyle and needs. Any question is a good question, and it will help your pump representative to recommend specific options that fit your needs.
Your personal preferences are directly related to how to wear your insulin pump. If you are a person that wishes to show off your pump there are all kinds of fashion insulin pump cases, you can even get pump cases that have your own pictures on them.
Wearing an insulin pump should not hinder your lifestyle. You can make wearing an insulin pump fun and creative and there are many options out there that will help you wear your insulin pump with comfort. The options are endless with new ones always appearing. So enjoy the process and many advantages of wearing an insulin pump.