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: 35 minutes ago

Diabetes Forum

Inset 30 or Regular Inset

Started by PumpGirl. Last reply by Dee Meloche 35 minutes ago. 13 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 on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Overnight Highs

Started by Melissa M.. Last reply by HockeyDad on Monday. 16 Replies

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by artwoman on Monday. 56 Replies

Animas Customer Service

Started by Badlands. Last reply by HockeyDad on Monday. 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 jrtpup on April 2, 2012 at 6:07pm

Florian, a bit late, but yes I find that larger boluses of novolog don't absorb well. The rare times I need a larger bolus I do combo over 1/2 hour or so.

NorCal, I echo what Zoe said. Congrats!

Comment by Marci on April 2, 2012 at 3:05pm
I just got my trial ping today, I have pumped with minimed for 9 years and there is a learning curve even after being a seasoned pumper. I am axious to see what I think at the end of my trial because it seems like so much work to learn a new system on this my first day.
Comment by Zoe on April 2, 2012 at 2:58pm

Congratulations on your new Ping, NorCal! There is a fairly steep learning curve, but once you climb over that mountain you will love it. I got mine a year ago January and came on here several times with questions, so post away!

Comment by NorCal T1 on April 2, 2012 at 2:47pm

Rushed to the ER on 11/7/11 and thought to be a T2. My PCP had a feeling and after roughly 2 months and much more lab work, it was confirmed that I'm a T1 and therefore changed my insulin. Now after another 2 1/2 months of trying to manage MDI's with Novolog and Lantus, I was approved for the pump. The order will be sent in today and I'll be relearning the whole process again. Good thing I was paying attention as we were going along. I'm looking forward to this new chapter in the adventure.

Comment by Janie G on March 23, 2012 at 3:31pm

1. Largest normal bolus: 5 units
2. NovoLog
3. 3 days, 4 if it's a great site and I have insulin left
4. Inset 30s, though I do want to try the regular Insets

Comment by teddybare on March 23, 2012 at 3:16pm

I have been on the ping for 2 months and love it. It is so easy to use. And they gave me a good price on supplies. My TDD is 135-160.

Comment by Florian Menninger Jr on January 29, 2012 at 4:28am
One more thing since the pump cartridge holds 200U and my TDD is 30U, I put in a new cart and INSET every 5 days and sometimes 6. I am going to start changing infusion sites every 3 to 4 days.
Comment by Florian Menninger Jr on January 29, 2012 at 4:11am
Thanks for all of the good replies. I try to keep my Novolog bolus dose to 5 U or less. Larger doses of Novolog seem to take longer to absorb and are slower to cause a change in BS when I do a correction. Do any of you see or notice this difference between small and large blouses of insulin?
Comment by Jackson's Mom on January 27, 2012 at 9:19am

Be a part of something exciting and help find a cure!!

Karate Chops Diabetes - Nov 24, 2012

Comment by Stephen Meo on January 27, 2012 at 8:53am

1. 6 units
2. Novolog
3. 3 or 4 days
4. Inset 9mm/23"

 

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