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: 1248
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Diabetes Forum

Detached Tubing and Warranty Follow-up

Started by Zoe. Last reply by FatCatAnna on Wednesday. 9 Replies

Ping pump crack discovered

Started by Terry. Last reply by Terry Dec 10. 22 Replies

Ping vs. Vibe

Started by Jessica_Strickland. Last reply by StefB Dec 9. 24 Replies

Vibe

Started by Earl. Last reply by Earl Dec 7. 16 Replies

Pumps and Medicare

Started by Zoe. Last reply by Zoe Nov 26. 3 Replies

New Pump, not Vibe

Started by Laddie. Last reply by Laura S. Nov 25. 27 Replies

Ping

Started by Earl. Last reply by Earl Nov 13. 2 Replies

Delfu pump

Started by dina. Last reply by Zoe Nov 9. 1 Reply

Vibe and Software

Started by AndyRozman. Last reply by Laddie Nov 4. 6 Replies

New Pumper, LOVE my ping

Started by jesikabeth. Last reply by Rich the Fisherman Oct 30. 6 Replies

New ping ordered

Started by Meda-Kay. Last reply by Zoe Oct 24. 24 Replies

Question about Animas Billing

Started by carrier. Last reply by Annabella Oct 4. 8 Replies

Pumping Saline

Started by carrier. Last reply by Zoe Sep 30. 2 Replies

Starting with Saline

Started by carrier. Last reply by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna Sep 28. 6 Replies

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Comment by jrtpup on July 24, 2012 at 11:04pm

Congrats! I love my Ping, I'm sure you will too :)

I have a few different cases/pouches for different uses. If you bring the ping with you shopping, you'll find it'll fit in a number of cell phone cases.

Putting it in a baby sock and attaching inside your clothes with a safety pin is one of my favorite 'cases'.

Comment by Howiewho on July 24, 2012 at 8:42pm

Just wanted all to know that I was hooked up today with my one touch ping and so far it seems to be working great . I am on the U500 insulin so we ( trainer and I ) are taking it slow with the flow rates . Also I am looking for a case for the pump , not sure if I want a belly band one or what . Will try and keep all updated . Roger

Comment by Zoe on July 8, 2012 at 11:03am

Also, Animas themselves give discounts for people with low income so if that is a possibility for you do apply. I pay 20% of the cost for Animas supplies on my insurance and then Animas gives me another 30% off that.

Comment by DianaS on July 8, 2012 at 10:27am
Best price for supplies would depend on who is contracted with your insurance as a preferred provider.
Comment by Ron Doyle on July 7, 2012 at 10:50am

Since I am going back to Animas from Omnipod (you can only get supplies from them) I want to know where you get your supplies at the best price. I did use "Liberty Medical" before. I just heard about "Total Diabetes Supply" but they won't answer their contact links.

Suggestions?

Comment by Zoe on May 29, 2012 at 5:03pm

Congrats to you and the kidlet!

Comment by Alissa on May 24, 2012 at 12:46pm

It's Naomi's 1 YR PUMPIVERSARY! A1C went down .8!!

Comment by Zoe on May 19, 2012 at 1:18pm

Actually it stays put just fine tucked into a waist band. But that makes it harder that you sleep on both stomach and back! But actually I don't think it hurts it to sleep on it and isn't even as uncomfortable as it sounds. So I would just hook it to which ever part you spend less time on. You can also hook it somewhere between a side and the back and that way you'll never be 100% sleeping on it, but more on an angle. You'll figure out what works best for you with trial and error...like most things D related!

Comment by Maycri on May 19, 2012 at 12:32pm

I start on my back, then roll to my sides and wake up on my stomach with slobber on my pillow and either no blankets or all of the blankets and a grumpy husband...
I think i'm going to try one of those elastic bands that keep it tight against you, lest my husband wake up with tubing around his neck!

Comment by Zoe on May 19, 2012 at 10:56am

Try putting it on your back, Megan if you sleep on sides and stomach, or your front if you sleep on sides and back. That way you don't have to move it at all! I was happy when I figured that out because I don't like waking up!

 

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