Animas Insulin Pump Users

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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.

Website: http://www.animascorp.com/
Members: 1231
Latest Activity: 13 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Vibe and Software

Started by AndyRozman on Wednesday. 0 Replies

New ping ordered

Started by Meda-Kay. Last reply by Terry on Monday. 21 Replies

Question about Animas Billing

Started by carrier. Last reply by Annabella Oct 4. 8 Replies

Pumping Saline

Started by carrier. Last reply by Zoe Sep 30. 2 Replies

New Pumper, LOVE my ping

Started by jesikabeth. Last reply by carrier Sep 30. 5 Replies

Starting with Saline

Started by carrier. Last reply by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna Sep 28. 6 Replies

Vibe and Glucose Meter

Started by AndyRozman. Last reply by jjm335 Sep 26. 6 Replies

Inset 30 or Regular Inset

Started by PumpGirl. Last reply by Laddie Sep 21. 14 Replies

Overnight Highs

Started by Melissa M.. Last reply by HockeyDad Sep 15. 16 Replies

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by artwoman Sep 15. 56 Replies

Animas Customer Service

Started by Badlands. Last reply by HockeyDad Sep 15. 17 Replies

Scar Tissue -> High Sugars

Started by Nik. Last reply by Lauren Sep 7. 6 Replies

"Pump Not Primed" Error

Started by jjm335. Last reply by Tavia V. Sep 7. 9 Replies

Pump Supplies

Started by Meda-Kay. Last reply by Trouble Aug 23. 4 Replies

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Comment by Zoe on October 9, 2014 at 5:10pm

Thanks, Meda-Kay - good to know. And I think your endo is right. People are certainly lobbying for Medicare to cover CGM's but with all the baby boomers coming of age, I'm just happy if Medicare doesn't go broke! (I know, think positive!)

Comment by Meda-Kay on October 9, 2014 at 5:03pm

Me too Zoe. I may just stick with the Ping. I really haven't decided. I'm about three years away from Medicare so it will be a consideration down the road. My endo says a lot can happen in three years. They are pushing for Medicare to pay for CGM's. If that passes, I would be in good shape. I've always said that if I had to give up one device, it will be the CGM. I won't give up my pump. It's made too much of an improvement in my control and life in general. I think we should be good with the Ping. Animas reps have told me we would have the option to maintain the Ping and Dexcom separate and not upgrade. I know you don't use the CGM, but I think that also means that they will support the Ping by itself in the future.

Comment by Jo Momma on October 9, 2014 at 5:00pm

solve...not sold.

Comment by Jo Momma on October 9, 2014 at 4:59pm

We were able to get a Ping in January. I hope they sold the RF issue and realize how important the remote is to people. It's great with a young child.

Comment by Zoe on October 9, 2014 at 4:54pm

I'm not interested in a CGM (and Medicare wouldn't pay for it if I was!) so I will just get another Ping with remote. I just hope they continue supporting it as it becomes "outdated technology"

Comment by Meda-Kay on October 9, 2014 at 4:43pm

Ron, the Vibe, when it eventually comes out, will not have a meter remote. The remote for the Ping won't work with it nor will the verio meter work with it. I just had this conversation with Animas today. If I'm not badly mistaken, the problem comes in with radio frequency of both the meter and the Dexcom sensor...can't do both. I'm really disappointed to lose my remote as well.

Comment by Ron on October 9, 2014 at 12:19pm

Anyone hear if they are planning to have the verio meter work with the animas pump (ping or vibe whenever that is) the same way the onetouch ping meter works? It seems that right now its talk to the pump or my iPhone. Can we not have both? It would seem to me that I both would be a no brainer....

Comment by Meda-Kay on August 29, 2014 at 4:31am

I've had a Ping for four years and have had nothing but excellent customer service from Animas. In fact, I'm in the process of ordering a new one. I tried the T:Slim, but wasn't happy with it. I think I would really miss the remote since I use it 99% of the time.

Comment by Laura S. on August 23, 2014 at 7:59pm

Loved the ping, love the whole deal. But ran into terrible customer service issues about three years back. In all sorts of ways.

Comment by dgzee on August 23, 2014 at 11:43am
What negative experiences have you run into using the Ping system, Laura S? I've had one for a while and so far pretty satisfied so just curious. Are you comfortable sharing some specifics? Thanks!
 

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