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Hi all , New to this site but not to pumping and diabetes. I am an insulin dependent diabetic. Diagnosed 95. Been using the pump a few year…

Started by les

13 on Wednesday
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Animas Vibe FDA application anniversary

It was one year ago today, April 15, 2013, that the Vibe was submitted to the US FDA for clearance. The Vibe has been available as early as…

Started by Terry

8 on Wednesday
Reply by Terry

Contact Detach - 6mm or 8mm

Hi all I've been using the Contact Detach 6mm. I really like them compared to the plastic sets. But I do find they pull out a lot more easi…

Started by Zoe

25 on Tuesday
Reply by David Lee

Animus Pump Enquiry

Hi, To all who wear this pump, I have a Q...if I detach the tubing is there a cap for the needle? I don't feel comfortable just leaving it…

Started by Shark

17 on Monday
Reply by Austin Pereira

Ping vs. Vibe

What is the difference between the Ping & the Vibe insulin pump?

Started by Jessica_Strickland

15 on Monday
Reply by Cliff

Tubing disconnected from insulin cartridge while inside pump - I was dancing!

Was having a good time on the dance floor at a wedding last night. I was wearing my pump underneath my dress attached to the inside thigh o…

Started by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna

5 Apr 13
Reply by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna

Diasend print out editting

My health care providers do not use diasend. So I download (or upload whatever it is) the info from my pump into Diasend. I then print it o…

Started by artwoman

8 Apr 12
Reply by artwoman

Hard lump at infusion site

Anyone else experience a lump after using a site for too long? I usually try to change my site every 4 days max but I don't take a tremendo…

Started by Melissa M.

4 Apr 8
Reply by Melissa M.

Pump out of warranty

To my surprise, I received a letter in the mail yesterday from Animas saying my warranty is up next month. I always thought it was a 5-year…

Started by HFXNS

16 Mar 31
Reply by Joe White


I'm relatively new to the Ping (since October) and I'm running out of my IV3000 Infusion Sets that I last ordered when I was still using my…

Started by Jackie

5 Mar 31
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