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: 1273
Latest Activity: 19 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun on Wednesday. 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

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 Linda on January 11, 2015 at 4:59pm

I have no insurace coverage but I am fortunate to live in Ontario, Canada and there is government coverage for the Insulin Pumps. I can replace mine anytime since the Deltec Cozmo company is no longer up and running. I think I'll get a Ping and training in June. I'll talk with our rep and Diabetic Management team but I hope to use the PING for the summer to be safe especially when I am away from home in the states and then return to the Deltec Cozmo and use up the cartridges and supplies for this brand. Not going to waste money. Hard decission.

Comment by Linda on January 11, 2015 at 4:51pm

Comment by Laura S. on January 11, 2015 at 12:16pm

Linda, I would say just keep in mind if you need training and to purchase with insurance, it is going to take awhile. If you have two working pumps, you should be ok but at some point you have to take the plunge and buy something. I;m using an out of warranty ping, and just hoping it holds because my Minimed has a year left on it. They tell me you cant get a new HMO to buy you a new pump if you have any in warranty (which I disagree with because how would they know???).

Comment by Linda on January 10, 2015 at 8:46pm

I am using a Deltec Insulin Pump and I have a good back up one as well. I will switch to the Ping. My delema is when?I love the Deltec Cozmo but it may die and I'll need training not just a new pump as I have been able to do in the past. Help?

Comment by dgzee on January 2, 2015 at 2:32pm
@Frustrated:
(this thing, right? http://www.solaramedicalsupplies.com/assets/images/animas-cartridge...)

If the system senses you've removed the lueg cap or fiddled with the insulin cartridge, it temporarily suspends processes. It *should* also alerts you the system needs to be primed before it will work. Anything like that come up for you?

You might want to check your settings for system alerts.

Hope that helps!
Comment by dgzee on January 2, 2015 at 1:37pm
@AdamN: Let your endocrinologist know what's going on, especially if hang ups on the Animas side are interfering with your ability to consistently use your pump. S/he may be able to connect you with the local rep serving your area to look into what's going on.
Comment by Laura S. on January 2, 2015 at 11:34am

I had that problem in 2011. Right now I'm living off my stash. Please dont tell me I am going to have that problem again....:-(

Comment by etta amy on January 2, 2015 at 10:33am

I get mine through Edgepark and they are always quick to take my money and send pump supplies. They also put it through my insurance.

Comment by adam nash on January 2, 2015 at 10:06am

Every time I order new supplies from animas its a huge headache. I always have to follow up with thenm to get my order going. Anyone else have this problem with animas??? I realize some hang ups can be with Rx's and insurance but there have been many times i have called and they are like "ok we will go ahead and send your order out now". It's so frustrating and it just about every order.

Comment by Laura S. on November 18, 2014 at 11:58am

Make sure all your connections are tight, and you should be fine. I am in the process of starting my Ping up again because my Medtronic kept having these kinds of issues (plus delayed no delivery alarms resulting in a couple of very high highs.)I have more confidence in the design of the Animas compared to the Revel, as far as the connections go. Hope you're doing well now!

 

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