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: 19 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun on Wednesday. 9 Replies

Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Wednesday. 23 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Tuesday. 15 Replies

Animas no longer delivers to Texas ?!

Started by Michael Watson. Last reply by Laura S. Feb 20. 18 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

Approved for Vibe...

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Michael O Jan 23. 3 Replies

"Battery Low" warning

Started by etta amy. Last reply by dgzee Jan 22. 7 Replies

Animas EZ Upgrade Policy

Started by Jeffythequick. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Jan 20. 12 Replies

Those looking to upgrade to Animas Vibe

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Michael O Jan 17. 1 Reply


Started by Earl. Last reply by E-J Ohler Jan 16. 19 Replies

Animas Vibe FDA application anniversary

Started by Terry. Last reply by Jeffythequick Jan 15. 91 Replies

User Reviews of the Vibe

Started by Laddie. Last reply by Laddie Jan 12. 4 Replies

Dexcom G4 and Animas Question

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Jan 9. 5 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by A. Kelsey Metcalf on Thursday
The vibe does not come with any dexcom devices. In the box is the pump, a clip, a battery, a rubber shell for the pump, and a verio smart meter if you don't already have one. If you are due for a new transmitter anyway, call dexcom and have it processed regardless of the pump.
Comment by Meda-Kay on Thursday

Can someone tell me what actually comes in the box with the new Vibe. I'm in a position where I need to order a new dexcom receiver and transmitter and my doc would like me to upgrade to the Vibe. Does the Vibe come with a transmitter? If so, I certainly don't need to order one from dexcom until I find out if my vibe order is approved. Thanks.

Comment by Ellfell on February 1, 2015 at 7:15am

I am a Vibe user and I absolutely love the convenience of having the pump and CGM in one unit. Who wants to carry around multiple devices? When I am at work in a meeting, all I have to do is press one button on the top of the Vibe and I can see my current BG and my IOB. Yes, it's true the the CGM visuals on the Vibe may not be as good as the Dexcom receiver, but if you get your essential information, it doesn't really matter. I believe that the reason that the Vibe does not have the remote is a technical reason - something about not being able to communicate with both the Dexcom sensor and a remote (but I'm not sure). I would rather have the integrated CGM, but everyone has their own priorities.

Comment by Laura S. on January 31, 2015 at 9:09pm

Yep, they always said the remote was no longer going to be available with the Vibe and that was something many many people really liked about the Ping.

Comment by Susan on January 31, 2015 at 5:04pm

Personally, I love hearing the opinions of real people about the new Vibe. Most of us have been looking forward to its US release, and now that it's here I want to know the pros and cons from real users. I love that I can learn how it works and how well it works or dosen't. For example I've learned that the Vibe does not have a remote - possibly a deal breaker for me. I'm not that interested in CGM - but if it sounded like it was easy and fantastic - that would give me food for thought. I really appreciate anything I can learn to help me deal with the Big D.

Comment by Laura S. on January 31, 2015 at 4:20pm

I dont mind people talking about the vibe etc, but I do think people shouldnt act like everyone wants or needs the technology. There are so many considerations..from financial, to personal choice. It's just not meant for everyone nor does everyone care about it. This is more prevalent on other groups than it is here...

Comment by Zoe on January 31, 2015 at 2:29pm
I'm not saying questions about the Vibe are inappropriate here, Shadow Dragon, just expressing my own frustration that the "pump group" I've always enjoyed reading, has turned into more of a "cgm group" that doesn't interest me. It's entirely my personal reaction.
Comment by Shadow on January 31, 2015 at 1:44pm
If my post seemed off-topic, Zoe, I guess I'm surprised. I would have thought a question about the Vibe would have been appropriate in the Animas group.
Comment by Zoe on January 31, 2015 at 10:04am

Upset might be too strong a word, Susan, but I am a bit frustrated on opening the Animas group over and over and finding nothing but CGM (Vibe) talk!
As for solutions - if I got a Vibe this is where I would come too, but are there other groups for integrated systems like the Vibe? Perhaps those would have more posts from people who had used those systems for a longer time?
Or perhaps this group could be renamed "Vibe" and a new group started just for Animas pump users?
Or perhaps I'm the only one this bothers as most people are interested in CGMs?

Comment by Susan Van Abs on January 31, 2015 at 7:08am

Maybe there needs to be a separate Ping and Vibe group. The Vibe pump does integrate CGM and is a part of it. There is a separate CGM group - but people getting the Vibe are Animas Pump there will be CGM talk. So I am not so sure what you are upset about or expecting?????


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