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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.

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Comment by Zoe on August 23, 2013 at 1:45pm

Thanks for understanding, gw. I do get a bit strident at times in my attempts to stand against the forces of social media that seem to be invading other areas of our lives. People in my life are often surprised at how much I utilize my computer as they think of me as a Luddite. Then again, perhaps computers are "old school" now in this age of "devices".

Comment by gw on August 23, 2013 at 11:05am

I find the Audio Bolus to be convenient as it can be programmed to deliver in .5 units, although I make an effort to only use it if I have just tested my BG within the last 15 minutes. I never thought of using it as an escape from the menu maze, as I never pressed it from the menu, only the main screen.

I should mention that I have had button failure on a couple of Pings, even though I use the remote more often than the pump. The Audio Bolus button never failed, it was the up, down and ok buttons that stopped working.

So taken the stress of these buttons in any way possible has to be a good idea, and this is another reason why I like this shortcut.

I think I agree with you Zoe about the @ sign. To me, @ suggests speaking "at" someone, although convenient (?) I think it can sound rude although that is presumably not the intention. Then again I don't use twitter!

I do prefer speaking/writing communicating "with" or "to" someone however. :)

Comment by Siri on August 23, 2013 at 1:35am

Thank you gw for clearing this up.

Yes, it´s the audio bolus I refer to as "sound bolus", din´t know what it was called in english.

Comment by Zoe on August 22, 2013 at 10:15pm

gw, I've been around message boards for 17 years and the @ symbol just started being used recently with, I believe twitter? We all get to choose how we are addressed here and I choose to use my own name, Zoe which has no @ sign attached.

I just looked up Audio Bolus and see that you can program the Ping for that option, which I had no interest in doing as I rarely use the pump for bolusing. If you don't program it than that button just takes you to "normal Bolus" (and takes two more steps to return to main menu). I was assuming it was a Vibe thing as that was what Siri uses. I stand corrected.

Comment by gw on August 22, 2013 at 9:54pm

Zoe, the @ symbol is commonly used to address someone on an internet message board. for example:

@Siri- thank you so much for this shorcut! I'm surprised I never thought of it before. It sure does limit the amount of button pressing on my Ping.

@Zoe- Siri is referring to the Audio Bolus, the button that is on the right side of the Ping when looking at it its upright horizontal position.

I think the remote feature will still be around in the Ping, but for those who want the CGM included, the Vibe will not offer the remote functionality.

Comment by Phyl on August 22, 2013 at 9:09pm

There is no remote with the Vibe? That's all I ever use with my Ping. I would miss it terribly! Don't take it away!

Comment by Zoe on August 22, 2013 at 7:06pm

Nice to know I'm not the only one!

Comment by Ruth on August 22, 2013 at 6:39pm

Right now I have no interest in the Vibe either. I wouldn't mind a CGM, but not enough to incur the additional cost of those supplies and even more I don't want to give up the remote.

Comment by Zoe on August 22, 2013 at 2:10pm

Ah, I just scrolled down and figured out you have the Vibe - whole different thing! I'm in the U.S. and it's not available here yet though I may be the only person in this country that isn't interested in getting one! (No interest in a CGM and I'd miss the remote!). Not sure what I'll do for my next pump, but I have time to decide. Glad to hear you're so happy with it though!

Comment by Zoe on August 22, 2013 at 2:03pm

No "@" in front of my name, Siri; it's just "Zoe". You must have a model other than the Ping since you don't have a remote, and it must work differently. When I click the button on the right it brings me to "normal bolus" - I've never seen a screen called "sound bolus" what is it for? and from normal bolus I would have to say "ok" then scroll down to main menu. Sounds like a helpful button - what model do you have?

 

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