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By Dena Wood
The Times 

Pockets with Purpose

Pocket Innerwear aims to make living with diabetes easier

 

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Young model, Addi Harris is pleased with her colorful PumpPocket.

WAITSBURG – "But where do we put it?"

That is the first questions parents ask insulin pump representatives, doctors, and diabetes educators when setting up a small child with a pump or continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to help to manage their diabetes.

Pocket Innerwear owners believe they have the answer, and the company recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to help make that solution available on a larger scale.

"It can be overwhelming for a parent to figure out how to help a kid maintain, manage and wear a $10,000 device," said Pocket Innerwear co-founder and CFO Laurel Bloomfield...



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