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: 1275
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Diabetes Forum

Vibe vs. Ping - any opinions?

Started by Denise. Last reply by Dan 17 hours ago. 10 Replies

Clunky Ping Remote

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Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs yesterday. 28 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Feb 24. 15 Replies

Animas no longer delivers to Texas ?!

Started by Michael Watson. Last reply by Laura S. Feb 20. 18 Replies

New to Animas Pump

Started by Shannon90. Last reply by Shannon90 Feb 19. 8 Replies

Inset Opinions?

Started by Laura S.. Last reply by Shannon90 Feb 19. 24 Replies

Animas Vibe - Missed the mark?

Started by Steph. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Feb 19. 54 Replies

Suspension & CGM data stream

Started by Shadow. Last reply by Prisoner Feb 3. 17 Replies

Help to decide on a pump

Started by laurie23662. Last reply by Siri Feb 2. 14 Replies

How many infusion sets do you order for 3 months?

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Jeffythequick Feb 1. 13 Replies

Approved for Vibe...

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Michael O Jan 23. 3 Replies

"Battery Low" warning

Started by etta amy. Last reply by dgzee Jan 22. 7 Replies

Animas EZ Upgrade Policy

Started by Jeffythequick. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Jan 20. 12 Replies

Those looking to upgrade to Animas Vibe

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Michael O Jan 17. 1 Reply

Vibe

Started by Earl. Last reply by E-J Ohler Jan 16. 19 Replies

Animas Vibe FDA application anniversary

Started by Terry. Last reply by Jeffythequick Jan 15. 91 Replies

User Reviews of the Vibe

Started by Laddie. Last reply by Laddie Jan 12. 4 Replies

Dexcom G4 and Animas Question

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Jan 9. 5 Replies

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Comment by Alicia on March 18, 2010 at 6:24am
Day one of Animas Ping for my son.......so far so good
Comment by FarmGirl on March 9, 2010 at 2:15pm
Michele: When my glucose is very high I give my self an injection in the forearm and it brings the number down quickly. Living with diabetes is a constant challenge. I have horrible days when I don't feel well and then I have a good diabetic day and I feel like I am on top of the world. I have been wearing a pump for 15 years and it is not the final solution to living with diabetes. It contributes to stability but we constantly need to adjust.
Comment by Carleton on March 9, 2010 at 2:01pm
you go girl....! I wll add you to my friends list....
Comment by Michele on March 9, 2010 at 1:59pm
Thanks, guys! I appreciate the support. I'm glad your eating is better, Audrey, and that my advice helped. I'll cheer up - just having a down day! I'm tired of working on the carb ratios. You are sooooo right, Carlton. I could correct really well with shots after doing it for years, and I'm still learning this pump stuff. Dipping +1 protein now too, so it's adding to my concern to get the A1c lower.
Comment by Carleton on March 9, 2010 at 1:39pm
Michele

Given the schedule of a specialist, I suspect that on MDI as I was (running around the world as a 24/7 diplomat for 20 years) you simply whipped out the pen when things were out of whack, knowing your precise ratios to get back down to the 5's - the pump is smart but if we know what we are doing we can be too. You know better than most of us that it is also the stability that counts, and although I am not a doc, I do have over 3500 laser photocoagulation scars on my retinas.....and wish I had been on a pump for the last 10 years! Only two months now...but good on you for managing to be under 6 as a physician - I quit medicine some 35 years ago because I never would have made it through alive...Type 1 since childhood....
Comment by FarmGirl on March 9, 2010 at 1:20pm
Michele: The A1c relationship to the meter average is obviously hard to tie down for many of us. My A1c has been in the 8 range for a while and I am working on my food intake. I am still eating an English muffin for breakfast and have cut down on my food intake. As a result my results are better. i am going to see my NP tomorrow to look at my meter results-actually I have downloaded the pump. I am back on the Minimed pump. I had to stop the Animas because of absorption problems in my lower ab area and the needle continued to bend in the supper abdomen area. It was quite disappointing but I feel better. The tudiabetes web site has helped me immensely and especially your comments about how you eat. My results are not perfect but everyone says I look so much better.
Comment by Michele on March 9, 2010 at 12:55pm
I got my first post-pump A1c today - up from 5.6 to 6.0. I am a bit dejected. I know it's still a good number but my optho doc wanted it under 5.5 since I had some moderate nonproliferative retinopathy. My meter average was 119 so I was expecting around 5.4. Some days it seems like I am working harder than I did with shots. I feel guilty complaining when others are having more trouble than I am.
Comment by Larissa on March 2, 2010 at 6:00pm
im so happy to hear about everyones wonderful A1C's i also was up to 10 when i was on minimed, then i finally switched to animas and ever since my a1cs are 7.7!!! im so happy and thankfull!!!
Comment by Allen on February 25, 2010 at 5:47am
Nice to hear that you are doing well, Willey. Continued success!!!
Comment by Emily B on February 24, 2010 at 8:26pm
Definitely a great day for all 3! That's amazing!
 

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