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: 1220
Latest Activity: 4 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

How easy is the "EZ Manager" software?

Started by Billy. Last reply by Laddie 4 hours ago. 3 Replies

"Pump Not Primed" Error

Started by jjm335. Last reply by eddieg on Friday. 8 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

Inset 30 or Regular Inset

Started by PumpGirl. Last reply by Laddie Aug 12. 9 Replies

Pump out of warranty

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

Overnight Highs

Started by Melissa M.. Last reply by Suzan Aug 4. 15 Replies

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by artwoman Jul 26. 53 Replies

Ping vs. Vibe

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

Discount on New Pump

Started by Meda-Kay. Last reply by Meda-Kay Jul 15. 9 Replies

Animas/dexcom

Started by manoah. Last reply by Maarja Jun 20. 9 Replies

Animas Support

Started by luzcious2013. Last reply by DianaS Jun 13. 8 Replies

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Comment by Vicki S on July 9, 2009 at 6:50pm
I have 2 boxes of Inset 30, 24in tubing in pink. My DD prefers the contact detach and I need to sell these so that I can buy the contact detaches. Please pm me or email at wvchinacat@gmail.com if you would like buy or trade me for contact detaches. Thanks!
Comment by Lindsey on June 28, 2009 at 8:47pm
i just got this pump on Wednesday because Deltec discontinued theirs. but the one touch ping is way better than Deltec Cozmo. =)
in my opinion anyway.
Comment by Keyanna R. and Syeda R. on June 20, 2009 at 9:04pm
Thanks for the info Joe! Hey Shellie cute name:) We should be receiving her trial (saline) pump soon. Wish us luck!
Comment by Larissa on June 17, 2009 at 9:19pm
I switched from minimed to the Animas Ping May 22.
And i love it so much i love it so much its my new boyfriend hahaha.
rather have my pump than a real one there jerks.
Comment by Darian A. Caplinger on June 17, 2009 at 6:29pm
The countdown has begun. I placed my order yesterday. We are waiting for the final approval from the insurance company. If all goes well, I'll have my Ping in sometime late next week. :)

Unfortunately, my Diabetes Educator's aren't going to be available for training until July 6th. Oh, well. LOL.
Comment by Shellie on June 14, 2009 at 7:26am
Switched from a cosmo to animas ping about two weeks ago and absolutley love it! My site change and cartridge change have been lining up perfectly and can hide the pump under my clothes easily. Love it love it love it! I also got a diabetic tattoo on the inside of my left wrist about 2 weeks ago too. Between the two I feel a whole new sense of freedom!! Btw, my new pumps name is "Sir Pumps Alot"!!! Gotta have some fun!
Comment by Joe Burnham on June 11, 2009 at 8:10am
Keyanna...the Ping is an excellent pump. The key to using any pump is to become educated about many things...carb counting, insulin sensativity factor, basal rates, etc. etc. etc. The User Manual that comes with the Pin is one of the best I've seen (I started using a Deltec Cozmo about 4 years ago, and the Ping is my 2nd pump....been on it 3 weeks).

Read the manual, talk to your Endocrinologist (??I think that's how you spell it). There's a lot of info to absorb in the beginning, but you'll find after a while, that it's not really as hard as it seems. Your pump trainer and other support staff at Animas will be glad to help.

While I've no experience with pumps and kids... the pump seems to be very durable (my trainer said it was made out of the same material mortorcycle helmuts are made of)). You can also "lock out" the buttons on the pump to prevent accidental "pushing" by inquisitive fingers...or activation by being bumped.

It's also a fact that many functions on the pump (like giving a bolus) require more than a single button push, so I'd think it rare that someone could accidentally give themselves a dose of insulin by accident.


...Joe
Comment by Keyanna R. and Syeda R. on June 10, 2009 at 9:31pm
Hello Everyone, my daughter Syeda (in the pic) is three.No I take that back she's four because it's after 12am and her birthday is today! Anyhoo we're in the process of receiving her Animas Ping Pump. We filled out the paper work, now we're waiting on the carb counting class which they keep canceling because we are the only ones who keeps signing up. Thank goodness the young lady offered to do a one on one class! So my question is this, for all the veteran pump users is the Ping pump a good one? For her age group as well? The reason we're considering is because she's averaging too high (255mg) plus she's starting VPK this August.
Comment by Malyssa on June 1, 2009 at 9:49am
A keyboard on the Ping remote would definitely be an amazing tool.
Comment by Susan Van Abs on June 1, 2009 at 8:03am
The one thing I would like added to the One Touch Ping remote is a keyboard like on my Blackberry. That way I can enter notes that mean something rather than the canned "notes" offered up in the device. It also would be good to enter the dose using number rather than scroll all the time.
 

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