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Insulin Pump Accessories

Hanky Pancreas is a Line of Decorative Extras for Diabetics

— June 3, 2010 — Lifestyle
Hanky Pancreas is a line of accessories created for women with diabetes to funk out their insulin pumps. Created by Jessica Floeh, she intelligently says of her designs that “by turning medical device into fashion accessory the designs alleviate anxiety, create dynamic communities, and encourages new relationships with medical technology.”

Hanky Pancreas is true to the idea that life-saving medical solutions can blend fashion and fun.

Implications - People who are embarrassed by their medical conditions look to find products that conceal their disease. Ideas such as Hanky Pancreas allow the user to hide their medical tools from view. By concealing the device, the user will feel a positive emotion that will allow them to feel good about themselves.
Trend Themes
1. Fashionable Medical Accessories - Creating accessories that blend style and functionality, like Hanky Pancreas, can alleviate anxiety and encourage a positive relationship with medical technology.
2. Discreet Medical Tools - Designing products that conceal medical devices can help users feel more confident and comfortable with their conditions.
3. Community Building Through Design - Creating accessories that foster a sense of community and connection among people with medical conditions, such as Hanky Pancreas, can lead to dynamic communities and new relationships with medical technology.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - The fashion accessories industry can explore opportunities to create stylish and functional accessories for individuals with medical conditions, like insulin pumps.
2. Medical Devices - The medical device industry can consider incorporating fashion and design elements into their products to create a more positive user experience and promote the acceptance of medical technology.
3. Healthcare Technology - Innovations in healthcare technology can focus on creating devices and accessories that not only serve a medical purpose but also offer a sense of style and community.
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