Holiday Gift Ideas for Diabetics

As much as we enjoy the holidays, shopping for them can be anything but enjoyable. We created this list of gift ideas for diabetics to help erase some of that stress and put the joy back in the season.

Sneakers from Orthofeet[1]Sneakers from Orthofeet

People with diabetes are at risk of impaired circulation and nerve damage to their feet, so a good pair of shoes is essential. These sneakers from Orthofeet have a wide toe box, soft uppers with a smooth interior lining, and more enhancements to provide maximum support and comfort. 

Check the price and availability for men’s[2] and women’s sneakers[3] on Amazon!

Find more great shoes here![4]

Falari Diabetic Socks [5]Falari Diabetic Socks 

Just like shoes, socks are also important for maintaining healthy feet. These socks from Falari are loose-fitting and have a non-binding top. They come in six different colors: white, black, brown, navy, khaki, and grey.

Check the price and availability for these socks on Amazon[6]!

Find more great socks here![7]

Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm[8]Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm

Are you looking for a good stocking stuffer? Dry skin is common for people with diabetes, in part due to elevated blood sugar levels that can leave skin dehydrated. Created from the pawpaw fruit, Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm[9] can help soothe dry lips, relieve sunburn, and heal other skin irritations.

Check the price and availability of Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm on Amazon[10] and Walmart[11]!

Not Dead Yet: My Race Against Disease: From Diagnosis to Dominance, by Phil Southerland and John Hanc[12]Not Dead Yet: My Race Against Disease: From Diagnosis to Dominance,” by Phil Southerland and John Hanc

Phil Southerland shares the story of how he turned his type 1 diagnosis and passion for cycling into a platform for diabetes awareness in “Not Dead Yet.” 

Learn more on Amazon and Barnes & Noble!

Learn more about great diabetes books here.[13]

Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows [14]Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows 

Designed to accommodate your sleeping style, these cooling pillows from Beckham Luxury Lines will shape to your favorite position. They are also machine washable and dryer safe, making cleaning them simple. 

Check the price and availability of Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows on Amazon[15] and Walmart[16]!

ZonGym Massage Gun[17]ZonGym Massage Gun

This ergonomically designed massage gun is easy to use and has ten interchangeable massage heads to target different muscle groups. It’s also quiet, so using it won’t disturb others around you. 

Check the price and availability of the ZonGym Massage Gun on Amazon[18]!

Fullstar Vegetable Chopper [19]Fullstar Vegetable Chopper 

This vegetable chopper allows you to julienne, chop, and slice vegetables without making a huge mess. It can also be fully disassembled and washed on the top shelf of the dishwasher.

Check the price and availability of the Fullstar Vegetable Chopper on Amazon[20] and Walmart[21]!

Meal Plan from Sunbasket

Is someone you love short on time but trying to eat better? Prep time for meals from Sunbasket is as little as three minutes, and the diabetes-friendly menu features meals approved by the American Diabetes Association.

Check the prices and meal plans from Sunbasket[22]!

Learn more about meal delivery services with diabetes-friendly offerings.[23]

Subscription to Diabetes Self-Management

Each issue of Diabetes Self-Management includes cutting-edge diabetes news, delicious recipes, and vital health and wellness information. We offer several different subscription packages that include print and digital versions of the magazine.

Learn about all of our subscription options here.[24]

Are you looking to save money? Sign someone up for one of our free newsletters.[25]

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Orthofeet-Extended-Orthopedic-Fasciitis-Diabetic/dp/B08MWYMLPB?dchild=1&keywords=shoes+for+diabetics&qid=1635533962&refinements=p_72%3A1248903011&rnid=1248901011&s=hpc&sr=1-2-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyUlNLNlk1TVFLS1hNJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNzg1NjY2MkNVME1ESk1BWUo2SiZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwMDQyNjE1MzExTzVBUDM1Q09KNyZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU%3D&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=c74cc7bd05e08a8f29660fdefb4e9962&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  2. men’s: https://amzn.to/2ZBtgFW
  3. women’s sneakers: https://amzn.to/3Csczez
  4. Find more great shoes here!: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/healthy-living/product-reviews/shoes-for-diabetics/
  5. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Diabetic-Socks-Unisex-10-13-63-2040-12PAIRS/dp/B00SQJWQ3G?dchild=1&keywords=socks+for+diabetics&qid=1635535015&sr=8-7&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=21b723b7f4e852ad7d70f501438fb937&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  6. Amazon: https://amzn.to/3vXYLG3
  7. Find more great socks here!: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/healthy-living/product-reviews/socks-for-diabetics/
  8. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/DR-PAWPAW-TINTED-PEACH-PINK-BALM/dp/B07NRYX4FJ?crid=UXRPUNBXYWGX&dchild=1&keywords=dr.+pawpaw+multi-purpose+balm&qid=1604248481&sprefix=Dr.+Paw%2Caps%2C165&sr=8-1-spons&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEzTVEyTUlNMkwzNExUJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwMjE0NDQxM0NLUDBFMTdTRUdJTyZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwNTE3MDU4M1k4ODJGRENDMFpSJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ&th=1&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=0a2362aea2d90db7518b8b4b489ae59d&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  9. Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/healthy-living/product-reviews/product-review-dr-pawpaw-multipurpose-soothing-balm/
  10. Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Bs1s3Y
  11. Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Dr-PAWPAW-Original-Clear-Balm-Multi-Purpose-No-Fragrance-Balm-For-Lips-Skin-Hair-Cuticles-Nails-and-Beauty-Finishing-10-ml/227800210?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=3027
  12. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Not-Dead-Yet-Diagnosis-Dominance/dp/0312610238?&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=bef5553a6e9a033530dc9670b3ac53c7&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  13. Learn more about great diabetes books here.: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/healthy-living/product-reviews/diabetes-for-dummies-books-for-diabetes/
  14. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Beckham-Hotel-Collection-Pillow-2-Pack/dp/B01LYNW421?dchild=1&keywords=pillows&qid=1635540599&refinements=p_72%3A1248915011&rnid=1248913011&s=home-garden&sr=1-4&th=1&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=4d13e43d5b57a6d8b8086037f4fca886&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  15. Amazon: https://amzn.to/3bqaHqE
  16. Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Beckham-Hotel-Collection-Luxury-Linens-Down-Alternative-Pillows-for-Sleeping-Queen-2-Pack/832325636?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=19055&&adid=22222222227282843018&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=396466444701&wl4=aud-1185573580265:pla-675439256849&wl5=9002019&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=125215732&wl11=online&wl12=832325636&veh=sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwt-6LBhDlARIsAIPRQcKDEBQMrxgsuWT_TrqyrCxHesW6B4o3ZPl_XKfz4lGfvyie8Lg-_oIaAg2eEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
  17. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Massage-Percussion-Massager-Handheld-Relaxation/dp/B08P6JTM89?dchild=1&keywords=massager&qid=1635541491&sr=8-7&th=1&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=535288864811f023964afea52e4d72ab&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  18. Amazon: https://amzn.to/3bkPLl7
  19. [Image]: https://www.amazon.com/Vegetable-Chopper-Spiralizer-Slicer-Choppers/dp/B0764HS4SL?crid=3VP4R2HS1V234&dchild=1&keywords=kitchen+gadgets+best+sellers+2021&qid=1635542062&refinements=p_72%3A1248915011&rnid=1248913011&s=home-garden&sprefix=kitchen+gadgets%2Caps%2C176&sr=1-12&linkCode=li3&tag=diabetesselfmanagement-20&linkId=e7f3d9a57d3cbc384860436383e27c5a&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il
  20. Amazon: https://amzn.to/3pOSdsp
  21. Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Fullstar-4-in-1-Vegetable-Chopper-Julienne-Slicer-Onion-Food-Chopper-with-Collection-Tray/884512929?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=101062198&&adid=22222222227423444694&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=513519684218&wl4=aud-1185573580265:pla-1218506127980&wl5=9002019&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=359575057&wl11=online&wl12=884512929&veh=sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwt-6LBhDlARIsAIPRQcJEEUq-OZeLlgyeQHhtpn3luwTJHjc3p3QD-3Nkr0H0bcM6VFutZJwaArLvEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
  22. Sunbasket: https://sunbasket.com/
  23. Learn more about meal delivery services with diabetes-friendly offerings.: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/healthy-living/nutrition-exercise/meal-delivery-services-diabetics/
  24. Learn about all of our subscription options here.: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/subscribe/
  25. Sign someone up for one of our free newsletters.: https://dsm.diabetesselfmanagement.com/our-newsletters/

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