I have been looking online but I can't find any new information on a possible time frame. My insurance coverage is awful but I have been having such a horrible time with my bloodsugars. I just don't want to commit to adding the cost of a CGM to my life and then have the vibe become available right afterwards! Thanks

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When I talked with an Animas rep the other day she said 2012. That was the best she could do. So... no idea, wish I did!
Thanks. At least that gives me a "sometime in the next 15 months or so" time frame! That's better than nothing :)
Animas always has the upgrade program. I just got a new Ping and was told that if they come out with the Vibe while I am still under waranty they do the upgrade which I thnk is / was 399 which to me is well worth it. Good luck and lets all keep our fingers crossed for the quick release of the Vibe. Such exciting news.
I was told by an Animas rep last week that if you buy a Ping from this point forward you can get the Vibe for $99 (it may have been $199 sorry not sure but less than the usual $399)
It *might* mean "sometime in the next 15 months". But in 2009, they told us 2010, and in 2010, they said 2011...

It does seem more likely to be true this time since they've acually shipped it in the UK...
Oh wow it's already out in the UK? That will be very nice not to be hooked to 2 devices. :)
I really don't think having my pump and my receiver with me all the time is a big deal...maybe I am the only one.....ei!ther way I will still have my infusion site and my sensor.....so it really doesn't matter. Combination means a little less bulk in my pocket but I still have that enormous meter case....so being a guy I could care less about the football.....more worried about the meter/remote size!
I am almost wondering if the meter will be smaller since I have read it is no longer a remote. Something with the new pump/cgm combo and an conflict with the signal between a remote feature and the transmitter for the CGM... the animas UK site has that info on it. Im not on a CGM but i got to try one for a few weeks and it drove me crazy to have one more thing to keep track of :)
You can always choose whatever meter you want and just input the number into the pump. Freestyle has some pretty small meters. There is also the One Touch Mini.
I would think if you have the CGM integrated you would not need the remote. It shoots the numbers directly into the pump already so unless you are calibrating there is really no need to ever plug in any other numbers. I do not think it's a big deal to have 2 devices on my belt and I LOVE LOVE LOVE both my Ping and my Dexcom so if I look a little bulky then so be it. I started pumping 18 almost 19 years ago and wow what a difference. I'm just thankful for what I have and looking forward to it all being in one device but no biggie to carry 2. :o)
Actually Medtronic had this problem with pre Revel models. The link meter would automatically calibrate the sensor. Problem is you don't always want that blood glucose to be used as a calibration so anyone using their sensors had to turn the link option off.
I have a feeling the Vibe won't come with a blood sugar meter as there will not be meter remote capabilities on the Vibe.
I may be misunderstanding. Are you saying that the integrated CGM would substitute for fingersticks?




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