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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Started by les. Last reply by les on Wednesday. 13 Replies

Contact Detach - 6mm or 8mm

Started by Zoe. Last reply by David Lee on Tuesday. 25 Replies

Animus Pump Enquiry

Started by Shark. Last reply by Austin Pereira on Monday. 17 Replies

Ping vs. Vibe

Started by Jessica_Strickland. Last reply by Cliff on Monday. 15 Replies

Tubing disconnected from insulin cartridge while inside pump - I was dancing!

Started by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna. Last reply by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna on Sunday. 5 Replies

Diasend print out editting

Started by artwoman. Last reply by artwoman Apr 12. 8 Replies

Hard lump at infusion site

Started by Melissa M.. Last reply by Melissa M. Apr 8. 4 Replies

Pump out of warranty

Started by HFXNS. Last reply by Joe White Mar 31. 16 Replies


Started by Jackie. Last reply by jjm335 Mar 31. 5 Replies


Started by Jen. Last reply by Jen Mar 19. 28 Replies

Site Change

Started by NicholeW28. Last reply by NicholeW28 Mar 15. 24 Replies

Ping users, I'm in the market for my first pump

Started by Sensorium139. Last reply by Sensorium139 Mar 14. 26 Replies


Started by manoah. Last reply by bmbd104 Mar 11. 7 Replies

Pink screen?

Started by Kassie Neal. Last reply by dkhay Mar 2. 3 Replies

Problems ordering from Animas

Started by Joe White. Last reply by Steve Feb 28. 10 Replies

Rotating clip for ping

Started by Scott G. Last reply by Ernie Feb 22. 51 Replies

Food database

Started by Jen. Last reply by Jen Feb 18. 7 Replies

Animas Vibe In The US

Started by Leotha Fleming III. Last reply by Chango Feb 16. 9 Replies

Animas or Omnipod

Started by Bar/Bruno. Last reply by Pi55 Off Feb 7. 3 Replies

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Comment by Zoe on April 12, 2014 at 2:30pm

Unfortunately it is easy to get in a vicious cycle of taking higher doses and that then contributes to weight gain. Have you tried significantly lowering your carb intake? Also it sounds like you developed some insulin resistance so perhaps your doctor can suggest another type oral medication for IR.

Comment by NicholeW28 on April 12, 2014 at 2:16pm

Thanks guys! I didn't know there was a group for it. I'll definitely be checking it out. I don't like the way you select the dosage. The pen doesn't have a spot to indicate that you are on the right dosage and it twists easily so I am afraid I will move it while I am injecting. I honestly am not even interested in taking it but the doctor keeps giving me higher doses of insulin and I have gained 10 pounds in the past couple of months despite a higher level of daily activity and eating healthier.

Comment by Zoe on April 12, 2014 at 11:25am

I tried Symlin, Nicole. It is very hard to dose correctly, as well as adjust your insulin dosage for it. I found I was able to cut my insulin dose significantly but it did nothing at all for weight loss. Everyone is different in their responses to it, and some people have good luck with weight loss or BG or both. But it definitely takes awhile to figure out.

Comment by swisschocolate on April 12, 2014 at 2:35am

Nichole, there is even a group here with people who use symilin.
I personally have no experience with it and therefore am no help...

Comment by NicholeW28 on April 11, 2014 at 8:02pm

Does anyone use Symblin? I was put on it today but I wanted to know if anyone has seen results with it as far as glucose levels and weight go. Thanks!

Comment by Zoe on April 6, 2014 at 10:33am

Great article, Etta Amy; you might want to post it on the main forum so more people can read and comment (it's about the big business of treating Type 1).

Comment by etta amy on April 6, 2014 at 10:06am
Comment by Xman's Mom on March 27, 2014 at 11:21am

Congrats Bill and welcome to the pumping world! My son who was diagnosed last year starting on the pump in late October and he really likes is better than the multiple shots per day.

Comment by Zoe on March 27, 2014 at 10:26am

Congrats, Bill! Don't hesitate to ask questions; the first few weeks are definitely a learning curve until you get everything tweaked.

Comment by Bill W on March 27, 2014 at 10:22am

Hello everyone. I am now officialy a pumper. Had my pump start this morning and everything went well. I am so glad I no longer have to take up to 10 shots per day.


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