Animas Insulin Pump Users


Animas Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.

Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.

We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which accept insulin pumps and pump supplies (as well as other diabetes-related prescription items).

You can also approach your physician's office or local medical groups to discuss donating them to those in need of assistance in your area.

Members: 1273
Latest Activity: 17 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Problems with Animas Vibe's Alarms

Started by MarkR. Last reply by Michael Watson 17 hours ago. 1 Reply

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by MarkR 18 hours ago. 57 Replies

Animas Cartridge recall

Started by Orpy. Last reply by Jaybyrd yesterday. 17 Replies

Animas EZ Upgrade Policy

Started by Jeffythequick. Last reply by Jeffythequick yesterday. 16 Replies

Vibe and Apidra not working well together

Started by Meg Clark. Last reply by E-J Ohler on Friday. 6 Replies

Hurry up and wait

Started by Shadow. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Wednesday. 19 Replies

Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Jeffythequick Mar 17. 43 Replies

frequent air at the end of tubing?

Started by sweetmom. Last reply by Ingřid Glass Mar 11. 12 Replies

Animas no longer delivers to Texas ?!

Started by Michael Watson. Last reply by NicholeW28 Mar 9. 19 Replies

Vibe vs. Ping - any opinions?

Started by Denise. Last reply by E-J Ohler Mar 6. 12 Replies

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun Mar 4. 11 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Feb 24. 15 Replies

New to Animas Pump

Started by Shannon90. Last reply by Shannon90 Feb 19. 8 Replies

Inset Opinions?

Started by Laura S.. Last reply by Shannon90 Feb 19. 24 Replies

Animas Vibe - Missed the mark?

Started by Steph. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Feb 19. 54 Replies

Suspension & CGM data stream

Started by Shadow. Last reply by Prisoner Feb 3. 17 Replies

Help to decide on a pump

Started by laurie23662. Last reply by Siri Feb 2. 14 Replies

How many infusion sets do you order for 3 months?

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Jeffythequick Feb 1. 13 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Siri yesterday

Reply to Earl: I´ve never used the Ping only the Vibe and the screen is almost impossibe to see in daylight. It even says in the instruction leaflet that you should seek a place with shadow when you want to look at the screen.

Comment by tom b yesterday

Reply to Earl: My Animas Ping had four years of experience. After about 3.5 years I noticed increased difficulty viewing the screen in bright light, particularly out of doors in Arizona. I wrote an email to Animas to complain. Since I'm on Medicare I'm not due to get a new pump until 5 years, but because of the screen problem Animas replaced the Ping about one month ago, and the difference was very noticeable. After I complained, Animas called me, and after my brief description of the problem it seemed like they recognized the symptoms and promptly told me they would send the replacement.

Comment by Earl yesterday
I have always had a difficult time seeing the screen on my Animas Ping when outdoors. It had gradually become more annoying to me. I use a Dexcom and am excited about the Vibe but am now wondering if I will have a difficult time reading the CGM outdoors as well. Has anyone experienced this with their Animas pump?
Comment by Meda-Kay on Tuesday

Is anyone besides me, having trouble uploading your pump into Diasend? It started to upload, indicated and error. I shut everything down and now it just sits therel

Comment by Laura S. on March 11, 2015 at 8:29pm

OK, thanks. I hsve a 1250 I could use but of course it's hard to read, and do not in any way want to go back to my Revel. I really think it was malfunctioning, and I'm so glad I put the Ping back in action. I dont care if I have to use it for a long long time, I just hope it keeps ticking!!!!!!

Comment by Annabella on March 11, 2015 at 5:27pm

As I understand it, Animas will send you a loaner pump overnight while the paperwork goes through for a new pump. However if in the end you decide to go with another pump manufacturer then they will charge a rental fee for the loaner. I've no idea how much.

Comment by Annabella on March 11, 2015 at 5:24pm

Comment by Susan Van Abs on March 11, 2015 at 3:06pm

Laura S. - When this happened to me, Animas did send me a loaner until my new pump was approved. That was almost 4 years ago though. They knew they were getting my business, so it was a win for them.

Comment by Laura S. on March 11, 2015 at 2:51pm

Anyone know? If you are using an out of warranty pump, and it dies and you apply for a new one right away, do they help you with a loaner or no? I'm assuming if my ping goes, I am going to have to pull out an older/other pump for a couple months?

Comment by suz on March 11, 2015 at 7:58am

Thanks for all your support. I'm back at it today.


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