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: 1212
Latest Activity: 9 hours ago

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Ping vs. Vibe

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Discount on New Pump

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Animas/dexcom

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Animas Support

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Inset 30 or Regular Inset

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Diasend print out editting

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Insurance Deductible Question

Started by Meda-Kay. Last reply by artwoman May 29. 1 Reply

Overnight Highs

Started by Melissa M.. Last reply by artwoman May 23. 14 Replies

Success!

Started by Dee Meloche. Last reply by E-J Ohler May 13. 1 Reply

Test strips allowed by insurance?

Started by KrabbyKelly. Last reply by Dee Meloche May 12. 8 Replies

Pump out of warranty

Started by HFXNS. Last reply by Zoe May 12. 18 Replies

Diasend

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Newbie

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Comment by Laura S. on July 22, 2010 at 10:47pm
Just an observation: In nearly every group I belong to, it seems like everyone is getting a CGMS. Are they that widely accepted now?
My HMO gives me a hard time if I order too many infusion sets, too close together....
Comment by Kristen on July 19, 2010 at 12:45am
I always keep my pump downloads up to date. It makes it so much easier when you are making adjustments and like Jay said when you need to program a new pump. And with the computer software you can also give your pump (pings) songs for the alarms. They are like nursery songs, Mozart, holiday, etc panio music, but hey you can personalize it.
Comment by Jay on July 18, 2010 at 7:31pm
Dee Meloche and FlyWilley bring up points about keep CURRENT pump settings on a working computer at all times. If pump crashes and is replaced, it will be easy to upload settings instead of programming by hand.
Comment by FlyWilley on July 13, 2010 at 9:48am
Sat I had the 3rd instance with my Ping not wanting to prime. It took 4 rewinds and loads to finally get it to prime. I've had it since Jan. Had the issue in April, thought it was me. Did it again in May and I called in, they said it should be fine. This time it took more tries to get it to prime. I called and the rep said that there has been a few malfunctions with the piston stopping short of the cartridge and they would replace it. It was shipped overnight yesterday so should be at the house when I get there. It's always so easy to deal with Animas reps. I'm please with their immediate attention and honesty.
Comment by Dee Meloche on July 11, 2010 at 7:37am
Yesterday I had a scare with my pump.I am on the Animas 2020 and we have a swimming pool.I have been in the water numerous times before without a hitch.The first warning sign I had was when I went under water I heard the alarm on my pump.I have had it for only 2 years.I got out of the water and went into the house.I looked at the screen and it was blank.I tried putting in a new battery and tried rewind and it came up with a message to call service.I called and they said they could get me a new one within 4 hours.Whew!I could still see approxiamately how much insulin I would need for supper beings it was around that time that it stopped working.I took an injection for my supper.We had just finished eating and my new pump was here.It took only about a few hours to get it to me. Did anyone else have this problem with their pump going so quickly?I have only had it since 2008.I sure hope my new one lasts alot longer.Iam happy with the improvements they have made.There is a protective coating on the screen now and it also asks me to confirm my blood sugar in 2 hours after bolussing.My previous 2020 never did that.I have a grey one now instead of blue.They didn't have a pink one available.
Comment by Myriah on July 1, 2010 at 9:11am
the question about reading the pump in the outdoors....the remote has a backlight, hold down the right button down for a few seconds and the screen will light up in a blue color....the actual pump has a button on the top that increases the brightnes of the letters ...hope this helps!
Comment by marti w on June 16, 2010 at 7:50pm
i got the ezmanager software with my 2020 but when i wanted to upgrade to ezmanager max it was around $50. that was a couple of years ago. supposedly that one had the drivers for vista for the IR dongle which i was restricted to using at home at the time. never did get it to work even with animas IT on the other line. i had to borrow a computer to download my pump until i could roll back to windows xp.
if your pump came with an IR dongle then you probably have the latest ez manager cd in the box too
Comment by Kelly WPA on June 16, 2010 at 3:51pm
Sarah, my Ping just came today and I had to either call or order the software at the Animas store. There is no cost to get it.
Comment by FlyWilley on June 16, 2010 at 7:11am
Congrats GSnapp! welcome to the Pink club. You'll love it. It's alot at first but don't let it overwelm you. Good luck!
Comment by GSnapp on June 16, 2010 at 6:38am
I have ordered my Animas in pink of course and so excited about leaving the shots behind !!!
 

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