Animas Insulin Pump Users Discussions (646)

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anybody swtich from minimed to animas? would love some insight!

I currently have the minimed with cgm and I am considering the animas ping. The animas rep is coming tomorrow for a demo. Any insight? Pros…

Started by PMichel

16 on Monday
Reply by Melissa

Vibe "events"?

I'm still trying to decide whether to upgrade to the Vibe or get the Dexcom as a separate unit (or both). I know on the Dexcom you can tag…

Started by Jen

9 on Sunday
Reply by Jen

"Pump Not Primed" Error

On a couple of recent occasions, my Vibe has recently come up with a "Pump Not Primed" error message for no obvious reason. Priming 1 U has…

Started by jjm335

7 on Friday
Reply by jjm335

Anyone thinking of switching to the omnipod?

I seem feel there has been a downgrade in Animas's customer service lately, althyough that is not my reason for switching. I am thinking of…

Started by eddieg

4 Aug 13
Reply by Laddie

Inset 30 or Regular Inset

Hi everyone! I'm an Animas convert. I've had Medtronic for the last year and just switched to Animas this last week so I'm pretty new to th…

Started by PumpGirl

9 Aug 12
Reply by Laddie

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

21 Aug 11
Reply by olu Oog

Lens Protectors Pulling Lens Sealant off

Has anyone else had this problem with their Animas pump? I have a Ping and last summer, removed a lens protector and notices that a thin li…

Started by PattiM

6 Aug 11
Reply by olu Oog

Upgrading to the Vibe - ongoing costs?

I've recently switched jobs and I just got my information about health benefits yesterday. They cover one pump per LIFETIME! It also doesn'…

Started by Jen

7 Aug 11
Reply by olu Oog

Pump Supplies

I've been on a One Touch Ping for 4 years and have always bought my pump and CGM supplies at Liberty Medical, mainly because they are contr…

Started by Meda-Kay

3 Aug 9
Reply by Dave

Overnight Highs

The last month or so I have been experiencing spikes in my overnight sugars. I have a dexcom and can see that it happens at midnight and th…

Started by Melissa M.

15 Aug 4
Reply by Suzan




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