"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller
Helen was right, wasn't she? At The Useless Pancreas, we rely on our many talented partners to share their unique, high-quality goods with the Type 1 diabetic community.
We thank all of our wonderful bloggers, authors, coaches, and vendors, whether they are individuals selling items to support their cause, or businesses large and small! You all make a big difference to our Type 1 diabetic community!
4AllFamily - The most performant medical insulin cooler and portable fridge for medicines. Keeps drugs cool for up to 72 hours and TSA-approved for travels.
A1C Insulin Pump Cases - Mark at A1C pump cases engineered and creates durable cases and holsters to hold insulin pumps securely.
Angela Cleveland, M.S.Ed., M.Ed., M.A. - Inspired by her nephew's courage, Ms. Cleveland authored Peter's Special Concoction: How A Little Boy Learned To Manage Type 1 Diabetes.
A Silly Patch - We have you covered! Find silly adhesive patches to cover all devices!
Ayuda Life - The surest way to fill your Tandem® t:slim insulin cartridge.
Take the guesswork out of finding your fillport.
BANDIwear - Enjoy a Hands-Free Lifestyle with BANDI! Stash your stuff, not your style!
Bits of Joy - creating pieces that will bring you JOY! Check out my "Happy Mail Packages" and other joyful products that have been known to be shipped with confetti!
Deck My Diabetes - Diabetic Accessories should look good and cost less. We're proud to offer top quality diabetic cover solutions on the market today.
Diabetes Secure - Innovative products for people with diabetes to make life easier and safer.
Diabetic Athletic Lifestyle Accelerator - Nicholas's program and coaching sessions can help you lose fat, build muscle, sharpen your mental game, improve your emotional intelligence, increase your time in range, and improve your current A1c.
Diabitys - Making Diabetes Pretty!
DKIT - Diabetes just got more organized!
FlipBelts - The FlipBelt keeps you connected, safe, and worry free on your run by securing your phone and personal items with minimum bounce and zero chafing.
FLOCK Foods - Our super tasty, crispy chicken chips, are made from 100% real chicken, low in carbs & high in protein.
Freedom Bands For Diabetics - "Dexgone No More!" Freedom bands have you covered, whether you're climbing Mount Everest or just into bed after a long day!
FRIO - FRIO insulin cooling cases offer peace of mind! No Icepacks, Ever Again!
Fusion Belts - As seen on QVC, The View, Zulily, & Good Morning America, Fusion Belts provide a stylish and functional solution to carry your insulin pump, PDM, phone, and other items.
Genteel - The painless lancing device for people with diabetes!
Glucology™ - a bespoke brand and line of diabetic support products designed in Australia.
Glucose SOS - Pamela Heyward, a "Mom On A Mission," developed an effective and appealing form of glucose to quickly elevate low blood sugar.
GoGirlyGarter - Carry everything in your purse, hands-free and safely tucked away. Perfect for insulin pumps, medical devices, travel & more!
Good Measure - Finally, snacks made entirely with your needs in mind. Packed with wholesome ingredients precisely mixed for satisfying taste and texture — and little impact on blood sugar. All in Good Measure.TM
Low Carb Foods - Natural, low carb, diabetic friendly foods that are baked in Raleigh, NC and domestically sourced.
Melliband - THE DIABETES ARMBAND - Helping diabetics live an active, healthy and stylish lifestyle
Myabetic - Feel supported and prepared each day with Myabetic's diabetes bags, cases, and other accessories.
MyID - MyID is a comprehensive medical ID solution that provides an easy way to access, store, and manage your health information.
Nick Kundrat - At 22 years old, Nick, an author, exercise physiologist, personal trainer, and integrative health coach living with diabetes since age 4, has a passion for helping others get back to their roots, move better and feel their best through holistic practices.
Not Just A Patch - More than just a patch that makes life easier, gives you more confidence while wearing your sensor, all while having some fun with self-expression!
NRG - The Best-Tasting, chef-inspired protein bar that offers natural nutrition in a convenient size.
Parents of Type 1 Diabetics Marketplace - A Facebook group used to promote your at-home businesses, home parties, raising money for JDRF, and other Type 1 related goods.
Patchabetes - "We've Got You Covered!" Find hypoallergenic, 100% medical-grade adhesive patches that are non-irritating to most skin types.
Pimp My Diabetes - Add a bit of color and fun to your diabetes life with these stylish accessories for your Dexcom, insulin pump, or PDM.
PJ Creations, LLC - Positively Jules Creations brings out positive vibes for those who have faced health issues and life's ups and downs.
Pulse Custom - Custom diabetic accessories for your device and unique clothing & gifts!
RevelWear - Clothing with insulin pump pockets that provide security, freedom, and discretion!
RockADex Australia - Fun supplies to personalize your equipment!
Running With Type 1 - Ashley has been a T1D since age 10 and has decided to keep running instead of "taking on a new hobby like shopping" as advised by her Endocrinologist. Ashley's encourages other T1Ds to keep active through her blog articles and useful suggestions!
Skin Grip - Live Without Limits - CGM devices shouldn't hold you back. Skin Grip adhesives secure all your diabetes devices.
Skirt My Pump - a patent pending undergarment that allows you to easily stay connected to your insulin pump while wearing a dress or skirt. We can now say, “yes," to the skirt and the dress!
SPIBelt - offering specialty belts for children & adults with Type 1 diabetes.
Spoonie Threads - "Love Your Spoonie Self" Enjoy our adaptive apparel and accessories that bring style, comfort, and confidence.
Stacey Simms - As a writer, broadcaster, speaker, and diabetes mom, Stacey Simms helps T1D parents through her Diabetes Connections podcast and her book The World's Worst Diabetes Mom.
StayPut Medical - Shop pre-sized, pre-cut adhesives designed for clinical functionality, maximum device coverage and everyday durability.
Stick2Hope - Continuous Glucose Monitor Tape to Secure your Diabetic Device
StoWELL - Sleep WELL! Rest in comfort and style with your insulin pump.
Sugar Medical - Life with diabetes is not easy. That’s why Sugar Medical set out to design travel bags, cases, backpacks, and silicone device covers that make managing diabetes a bit easier.
TempraMed - Protecting medications in order to save lives
T1Decals - Colorful decals for all your diabetes devices!
The Diabetic Survivor - Eco-friendly diabetic t-shirts and accessories for all ages!
TickleFLEX - Helping others to make self-injecting a safer, more comfortable, more consistent and worry free process.
Type1Tactical - Our mission is to improve quality of life by making the impossible, possible. Purchase your holster today and never break a pump clip again!
Type1Travels - Jeremy inspires us all as he journeys around the world with Type 1 diabetes!
TypeW1N - Add some personality to your devices with our creative decals and to your style with our other accessories designed with T1D in mind!
UCAN - Powered by super starch, backed by science!
Universal Medical Data: Custom Engraved Medical IDs Designed For You and Your Family!
Vial Safe - Never worry about breaking a vial again!
Yerachmiel B. Altman - As a Type 1 diabetic for almost 60 years, one of the first users of the insulin pump and later the CGM, an engineer, and most recently an author, has inspired many newly diagnosed adults and children learn how to manage the daily challenges of Type 1 diabetes.
Thank you again for your support of our T1D community!