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: 1275
Latest Activity: 7 hours ago

Diabetes Forum

Vibe vs. Ping - any opinions?

Started by Denise. Last reply by E-J Ohler 7 hours ago. 12 Replies

Clunky Ping Remote

Started by Shadow. Last reply by RunZebraRun yesterday. 11 Replies

Vibe Upgrade - Am canceling mine

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Susan Van Abs yesterday. 28 Replies

First 4 Days on Vibe...Positive

Started by Michael O. Last reply by Susan Van Abs Feb 24. 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

Comment Wall

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Comment by mrattler on August 14, 2014 at 9:26pm

The diabetes educator at my endo's office told me today that it is very likely that Animas will go out of business in the near future. Anyone else heard of this?

Comment by NicholeW28 on August 2, 2014 at 2:27pm

I'm on hold with the 24 hour technical support now.

Comment by Taylor on August 2, 2014 at 2:16pm

Nichole, I believe thats the software/hardware problem code.

Comment by NicholeW28 on August 2, 2014 at 2:06pm

Has anyone encountered a screen that says no delivery 088-85B3? I'm wondering what that code means.

Comment by Zoe on July 26, 2014 at 8:18am

Another way to go is to contact Animas and see if they will walk through it for you. when I got my pump they did it all for me: insurance negotiations, even went to the doctor's office to give him the form to sign! They want their $5,000 after all! But that was before I started Medicare. Dave is right, they will want a c-peptide and you can be making some of your own insulin, but I'm not sure where the cutoff is. Generally, recently diagnosed Type 2's have high c-peptides.

Comment by Dave on July 26, 2014 at 7:22am

Jesikabeth,

Medicare Part B covers the Animas Ping. Medicare makes you get a C-Peptide lab test which indicates whether your body makes insulin. I've had diabetes for over 40 years and never had that test done previously. As of July, 2011, Medicare did not cover the Omnipod pump.

You really need to contact Humana, since their Gold Choice plan is considered a Medicare Advantage Plan, and may or may not cover what Medicare Part B covers.

Good luck

Comment by jesikabeth on July 26, 2014 at 3:12am

Hi Everyone! I am in the process of trying to get a pump. I will be dropping off my paperwork with my diabetes center so their rep can get insurance coverage. I am currently looking at the Ping (first option) and Omnipod (second option) and was wondering are they covered under Medicare? I have Medicare as well as a Humana Gold Choice.

Comment by amelia's dad on June 30, 2014 at 5:27am

i always have a lot of problems connecting the diasend dongel to the one touch! trying to get it going now, does anyone else have these issues?

Comment by Grant A on May 22, 2014 at 10:45am

You also have to remember that some endo's and other doctors get kick backs from other suppliers for recomending their pump and animas might not be one of those with that office. So it isn't always a medical reason they don't offer or try to stier you away from certian meds or pumps etc. it is a business and not just a medical provider.

Comment by DianaS on May 22, 2014 at 10:29am
Oops,forgot to finish. If your endo's office isn't as familiar with your pump you'll have to be proficient at programming it yourself. Hopefully most people are but it's easy to forget how. Pumps they use most often they can assist with programming others they don't know how so much.
 

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