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
Latest Activity: on Thursday

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 Meda-Kay on October 9, 2014 at 4:43pm

Ron, the Vibe, when it eventually comes out, will not have a meter remote. The remote for the Ping won't work with it nor will the verio meter work with it. I just had this conversation with Animas today. If I'm not badly mistaken, the problem comes in with radio frequency of both the meter and the Dexcom sensor...can't do both. I'm really disappointed to lose my remote as well.

Comment by Ron on October 9, 2014 at 12:19pm

Anyone hear if they are planning to have the verio meter work with the animas pump (ping or vibe whenever that is) the same way the onetouch ping meter works? It seems that right now its talk to the pump or my iPhone. Can we not have both? It would seem to me that I both would be a no brainer....

Comment by Meda-Kay on August 29, 2014 at 4:31am

I've had a Ping for four years and have had nothing but excellent customer service from Animas. In fact, I'm in the process of ordering a new one. I tried the T:Slim, but wasn't happy with it. I think I would really miss the remote since I use it 99% of the time.

Comment by Laura S. on August 23, 2014 at 7:59pm

Loved the ping, love the whole deal. But ran into terrible customer service issues about three years back. In all sorts of ways.

Comment by dgzee on August 23, 2014 at 11:43am
What negative experiences have you run into using the Ping system, Laura S? I've had one for a while and so far pretty satisfied so just curious. Are you comfortable sharing some specifics? Thanks!
Comment by Siri on August 22, 2014 at 11:27pm

I asked my sales rep. here in Norway(Europe) about these rumors and he said it´s not correct and that Animas is working on a new pump. I asked about the US rumors specifically.

Comment by Jo Momma on August 22, 2014 at 8:50pm
Do what is right for you and your support.
Comment by Laura S. on August 22, 2014 at 7:33pm

They pulled the rep here. And the office I go to has no interest in one pump over another. I asked them, because a fairly well known diabetes blogger said the very same thing. I've used four Animas, one Cozmo and Two Minimed and my last year with the Ping was the worst.....Animas aint what it used to be. And there is outsourcing going on.

Comment by ScorpFaerie on August 22, 2014 at 1:55pm

mrattler...Animas is not going out of business. I talked to Animas myself. THEY ARE NOT GOING OUT OF BUSINESS. The diabetes educator at your endos office could have been partial to another company's insulin pump, perhaps is what I will say. I have an Animas pump and I am now ordering a new Animas pump. I will not order any other kind because Animas is what I like. It does what I need it to do. and it have the smallest increments of insulin in their boluses and basals. It is the best pump I have ever had and I have had other kinds. I have worn and insulin pump for 10 years.

Comment by Laura S. on August 21, 2014 at 7:24pm

Yes. they pulled out of our city. I was contemplating using my Ping for awhile and was advised to stay with my MM pump. I had issues three years ago with them, and apparently it is getting worse. Maybe the focus is on Europe.

 

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