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: 1227
Latest Activity: 12 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Inset 30 or Regular Inset

Started by PumpGirl. Last reply by Laddie 12 hours ago. 14 Replies

What's Your Favourite Pump Feature?

Started by Caitlyn. Last reply by jjm335 on Wednesday. 6 Replies

New Pumper, LOVE my ping

Started by jesikabeth. Last reply by jesikabeth Sep 16. 4 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

Officially a pumper!!

Started by Billy. Last reply by Phil Lindner Aug 23. 4 Replies

Vibe "events"?

Started by Jen. Last reply by Jen Aug 16. 9 Replies

Pump out of warranty

Started by HFXNS. Last reply by olu Oog Aug 11. 21 Replies

Ping vs. Vibe

Started by Jessica_Strickland. Last reply by Suzan Jul 17. 23 Replies

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Comment by Ramon on January 26, 2012 at 5:54pm

1. I try to keep it under 18 units in 1 dose.
2. Novalog
3. 2 1/2 days max. The site starts to hurt after about 48 hours.
4. The 23 in. Inset.

Comment by Zoe on January 26, 2012 at 5:41pm

1. 6 units
2 Apidra
3. 3 days, 4 if I all is well; but I lose sets right away or after a day at times. In response to the OP, when it continues to hurt like that I usually know the set isn't good and wait through one meal to see.
4.I use the inset 30's 43"

Comment by paul on January 26, 2012 at 5:31pm

Hi Florian,
I'm new here, and from Canada, so take my information with a pinch of salt and any necessary conversion factors:
1. about 14, for a mighty big pizza & garlic bread night
2. Novorapid
3. 3 days minimum,4 days if I can eke out the insulin, but no more
4. Inset II, 6mm 0.30u cannula

Comment by Beth on January 26, 2012 at 4:49pm

Hi my name is Beth My son Richard is on the ping and my Daughter Heather is on the 2020 Pump
1. They are different every time they bolus any where from 10 to 20 and some times less
2. Novolog
3. 3 days some times less if they have any problems we change it
4. They both use Inset 23in. one green and one pink

Comment by Annabella on January 26, 2012 at 4:40pm

Hi Florian

To answer your questions:

1. I think 5 units, but I use very insulin, TDD of about 20 units.

2 Novolog

3. 4 days sometimes less if I'm having problems

4. Inset, Comfort Short or Inset30 depending where in my body I am going to stick it.

Comment by Florian Menninger Jr on January 26, 2012 at 3:27pm

Hi Animas Pumpers, I use the Animas PING filled with Novolog, INSETS, and the remote for my blood sugar control. I haven't had any problems with what I've been doing but I have a few question for the Animas pumpers that I hope you will answer.
1. What is the largest Normal Bolus that you have given yourself?
2. What insulin do you use?
3. How many days do you use an Infusion Set?
4. What kind of infusion set do you use?
Thanks everyone

Comment by Larissa on January 24, 2012 at 8:04pm
So I have a question for pump users! When you change your pump site with the inset 30 is it possible to hit something on the inside of your body like muscle or something? I think that's what I did it hurts really bad like you won't apply pressure when you touch n it will still hurts really bad. Anybody want to help me out?
Comment by Pat on January 11, 2012 at 4:57pm
Comment by jrtpup on December 28, 2011 at 11:01pm

Can't wait for the Vibe, the screen on the Ping remote can be difficult to read. I actually wore dresses on the cruise a few times, so the remote was even more useful than usual. Don't know if anyone would have enjoyed watching me pull my Ping out of my bra LOL

Comment by Melitta on December 28, 2011 at 9:30pm

Hi jrtpup: I think you went on your Caribbean trip just after me! I was there Dec 3-10, on a Windstar cruise. Simply wonderful. I read the Ping manual and watched the video, and have been using it for awhile. It is great. The RF with the meter is a nice feature, but all in all it is not too different than the 2020. Me, I really want the Animas Vibe!

 

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