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

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun yesterday. 9 Replies

Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Wednesday. 23 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Susan Van Abs on Tuesday. 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


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 Zoe on January 30, 2015 at 9:33pm

As someone who is not interested in a CGM, I'm feeling a bit frustrated that I keep seeing new posts on this group and when I click on them they are all about CGM's. Is it time, perhaps to separate the groups?

Comment by Michele on January 29, 2015 at 8:53pm

Newly diagnosed T1 adult. Just got word from Animus today that my insurance approved me for the Vibe pump. MDI has not been working for me these past few months! My doctor said the pump will give me the control I need.

Comment by tom b on January 27, 2015 at 2:53pm

My ophthalmologist says my increased sensitivity to brightness is "just glaucoma". I'm still going to check with Animas to see if there is an issue with the Ping and brightness.

Comment by Laura on January 26, 2015 at 7:08am

Thanks, All! Calling today.

Comment by Dave on January 26, 2015 at 6:29am

Ditto what Susan just said. I was having a similar problem last summer. Even if I increased the brightness, the pump display was very dim. Animas sent me a new pump which cured the problem.

Tom, it's not your eyes.

Comment by Susan on January 26, 2015 at 1:30am

I was having the same problem with my pump. Became very hard to see. When my doctor saw it, she freaked out. "You call immediately and get a new pump." I called and they sent out a new pump that day. When I saw the difference I was amazed that I didn't realize it was not me but the pump. Call Animas.

Comment by Laura on January 22, 2015 at 12:14pm

Exactly, the fluorescent lights are a big problem too. I was just wondering if it was a problem with the pump that anyone else has. Good luck at the opthamologist! In the sunlight it is impossible to see anything at all. Very strange.

Comment by tom b on January 22, 2015 at 12:00pm

Replyint to Laura: Your problem sounds similar to mine. I have become quite sensitive to brightness, and find that I have to be careful where I sit for a meal if I want to be able to see my pump screen to bolus for the meal. I am 82 and use an Animas Ping, which I have had for four years. I was not aware of this problem when I started on the Ping four years ago. I notice it with sunlight and with fluorescent lights in my bathroom. I intend to ask my ophthalmologist about it the next time I see him. I think it is probably the aging eyes rather than the Animas Ping that is my problem.

Comment by Laura on January 22, 2015 at 9:34am

Hello Animus Users - question, actually 2 questions. For the last few months I am having a hard time reading the screen on the pump itself. It's like it was really easy to see in everything but sunshine all the time, but now even inside, I cannot read it. Yes, I've gotten new glasses but I'm nearsighted! :) Has anyone seen their 'light' go out or much darker? I can see it fine in a dark room. Secondly, I'm having an issue finding a screen protector for the Animus One Touch Ping remote. I don't want a case which I can find many of, just a good screen protector. I've tried the generic ones for any old screen but they peel off so fast, it's not worth it. Ideas on this? Thanks for all help!

Comment by Laura S. on January 11, 2015 at 8:10pm

Ah, OK! I think you will like the Ping system!


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