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Diabetes Gym Gear

Other than your regular gym gear, a sweat towel and closed shoes isn’t quite going to cover the list of prerequisites for those afflicted with diabetes. Here’s a few handy gadgets to keep your blood glucose levels and insulin at bay, while getting your workout on:

Water bottle with pill case


Replace your regular squishy bottle with a combined pill organizer and water bottle. The pill container, which acts as an easily-removable screw-top, comes with seven built-in pill compartments. It measures 22 centimeters in height and 8 centimeters in width and is able to contain 600ml fluid.

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Frio pump wallets

Keeping insulin both cool and at hand is one of many never-ending struggles those with diabetes have to deal with.

Frio’s pump wallets have proven to be successful in keeping insulin cool and the insulin pump safe in climatic conditions ranging from the Himalayas to the jungles of Borneo. They are water-activated, require no ice or refrigeration, light, compact and totally reusable.

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Gluco(M) Wristband monitor

When you’re feeling the burn, there’s nothing worse than having to stop for a time consuming blood glucose reading – hence, the The Gluco(M) Wristband.

This device comes with three major functions: the ability to give an instant glucose reading, the storing of readings history with averages and a compact insulin chamber with loaded syringe cartridge. The Gluco(M) Wristband collects glucose samples from body fluids by using an electric current flowing throughout its sensors. It also comes with a backlit LED display and buttons for operating.


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Get yourself one of these gadgets before joining the gym and you’ll undoubtedly be good to go!

author: Zone Fitness