Tube-feeding or nutritional support is a therapy for people who are unable get enough nutrition by eating or drinking. As if that’s not awful enough, the existing tube-feeding equipment usually consists of an awkward backpack and cumbersome tubes. Tubie, however, is an enteral nutrition systems designed with a focus on freeing those with active lifestyle of the restraint and stigma attached to ambulatory tube-feeding systems.
The discreet, wearable design allows the user to wear it under most types of clothing. The waistband is made from a breathable and elastic polyester material that makes it comfortable to wear, even for extended periods. Better yet, it can be controlled with directly from the user’s smartphone. From the convenience of anywhere, the application makes it easy to control the pump and track the feeding process all without exposing the equipment.
Designer: Cindy Sjöblom