Animas Insulin Pump Users


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.

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Diabetes Forum

Problems with Animas Vibe's Alarms

Started by MarkR. Last reply by E-J Ohler 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by MarkR 21 hours ago. 57 Replies

Animas Cartridge recall

Started by Orpy. Last reply by Jaybyrd yesterday. 17 Replies

Animas EZ Upgrade Policy

Started by Jeffythequick. Last reply by Jeffythequick yesterday. 16 Replies

Vibe and Apidra not working well together

Started by Meg Clark. Last reply by E-J Ohler on Friday. 6 Replies

Hurry up and wait

Started by Shadow. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Wednesday. 19 Replies

Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Jeffythequick Mar 17. 43 Replies

frequent air at the end of tubing?

Started by sweetmom. Last reply by Ingřid Glass Mar 11. 12 Replies

Animas no longer delivers to Texas ?!

Started by Michael Watson. Last reply by NicholeW28 Mar 9. 19 Replies

Vibe vs. Ping - any opinions?

Started by Denise. Last reply by E-J Ohler Mar 6. 12 Replies

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun Mar 4. 11 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

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

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Comment by Joe Burnham on January 28, 2010 at 3:14pm
About the only cereal I can eat is a serving of Cheerios (the old plain original...not frosted, or anything like that). I use half and half in place of low fat milk, because the fat in the half and half helps to slow the absorbtion of carbs.

Lunch is usually low sugar oatmeal, with a dash of half and half...

My sugars after breakfast and lunch usually range between 150-200...very occasionally higher.

I used to be able to eat bread or English Muffins...but now any type of bread or wheat runs me into the 250-300 range for HOURS after I eat...even if I crank up a temp basal of +20 or +30%.
Comment by Michele on January 28, 2010 at 2:57pm
Rose, hang in there, sweetie'. It IS stressful getting the pump settings right. You can do it, one blood sugar check at a time! Every day is a new learning experience. What specifically are you afraid of? Maybe the rest of us can help alleviate your fears!
Comment by Michele on January 28, 2010 at 2:54pm
I limit my fruit to berries. Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries. I don't go too high with those. I avoid apples and bananas and pineapple like the plague. Grapes and melons too. The high fiber in the berries keeps me from spiking too high, I think. I eat one fruit serving a day, usually at dinner. I serve it as a side dish and my kids love it. And FlyWilley, hospital bacon is the BOMB! And doctors eat FREE at my hospital :D
Comment by Rose Joelle on January 28, 2010 at 2:45pm
I am a little frustrated today. My eating disorder behaviors and fears are making this process of getting the pump programing right : ( Don't get me wrong, I am still very hopeful and want to do well, I am just a little stressed about this and a million other life things today.
Comment by JamieN on January 28, 2010 at 2:17pm
I'm so sorry lol, bad habit - I should have written it out and not made assumptions - YMMV = "Your Mileage May Vary" :)
Comment by FlyWilley on January 28, 2010 at 2:10pm
Michelle I hear ya on the bacon. I think 90% of the hospitals bacon goes to the ER staff. I do good with 6-7 peices of bacon and 1 egg then I alternate with chunky potatoes, oatmeal, and wheat toast. I gotta have some carbs to stay I haven't had cereal forever. Or jelly for that matter. I do good with fresh fruits though, non of that canned stuff. I'm starving now. Wonder if I'll make it through my basal eval I have planned this even {:- ).
Comment by FarmGirl on January 28, 2010 at 2:04pm
Michele-what do you eat for fruit and Jamie what is a YMMV? I do love English muffins though. Also maybe my carb count is off-I use a 12:1 ratio.
Comment by JamieN on January 28, 2010 at 1:30pm
For me (and if I can presume for many people there), it's all about the carbs. I do better with whole grain breads than I do with Wonder bread (does that even still exist?!). I do awesome on days that I have bacon and eggs / hold the toast (sorry Audrey). I'm pretty sure it's a YMMV, and all you can do is try something then test 2 hrs afterwards and see what happens.
Comment by Allen on January 28, 2010 at 12:59pm
Bacon and Lucky Charms -- you guys are killing me!!
Audrey, the Shmuckers SF Preseserves are pretty good, certainly worth a try.
Comment by FarmGirl on January 28, 2010 at 12:55pm
I need good orderly direction on what to eat. Imagine if I have been eating the wrong thing for breakfast for 35 years, it is time to change. So-protein for breakfast-and I do eat Jam on my toast. Maybe the jam has to go. I am not overweight-I love eggs for breakfast. Is there any reason not to eat them? I want bacon now thanks to Michele.

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