Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Dressing up

My appreciation for good accessories for my diabetes devices is not a new thing. In fact I have documented it many times before.

When I used the Medtronic pump, I bought several different pump skins (and posed for this AWFUL picture with the pre-Lenny Carl the Chameleon and a good friend). It was a fun way to dress up a boring device.

medtronic silicone skins

He said the matching outfits were an accident but I think he planned it.

The only problem, for me, was that to really get my money’s worth I would have to leave it on for a few weeks. It’s hard for me to find enough other accessories to match anything for that amount of time.

Well now Medtronic has come out with a new series of silicone skins in a variety of colors (with more colors planned for the future).

They fit snugly on the pump (similar to the *cough* silicone cases for the Dexcom 7+ *cough*) and the belt clip is still functional. It seems like an awesome accessory for anyone using a Medtronic pump who wants to add a little more variety to their life at a relatively low cost (less than $10).



P.S. No one offered me anything to write this post. I don’t have a Medtronic pump and so I obviously don’t have a silicone skin. I forgot about the skins until Meri posted a picture of one of her boys wearing one last night. Then I remembered that I had a picture I really wanted to share.

  • Jessi says:

    Oh yay! I didn’t know that Medtronic had skins like this now. I’ve been wanting something like that but last I checked they didn’t have anything, although it’s been a while. I’m going to have to look into those. Thanks for posting! :)

    February 6, 2014 at 2:55 pm
  • shannon says:

    thanks for the heads up! my kid uses customizable ones from skinit but i’ll see if she’s interested in this as well for a bit of a change.

    carl the chameleon! nice!

    February 7, 2014 at 10:59 am
  • Misty says:

    Ally has requested one! She’s learning the art of accessorizing! Help me!!!

    February 7, 2014 at 11:28 am
    • Sara says:

      Help you?! By encouraging her? :P

      February 7, 2014 at 9:57 pm

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