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Animas Ping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Aug 15, 2009. 11 Replies


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Jamie replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"Hello again, Hhhmmm.... As far as the bleeding, scarring, etc, there is a HUGE difference between the insertion needle of MM and Dexcom CGM sensors. Not to scare you, but the MM needle is similar to a harpoon :) It doesn't bother many people,…"
Aug 15, 2009
Marc replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"Jaime, Thanks! LOL...I don't think there can ever be too much information! I appreciate the insights. Do you happen to know if the scarring, bleeding and bruising is common for CGMs? Or was it something that was associated with MMs CGM? It…"
Aug 11, 2009
Jamie replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"Hi Marc, I like both Animas and MM as far as the pumps go. MM is easier for me to operate. The menu is shorter, it doesn't require as many button presses, and it's a bit more intuitive for me. Also, both pumps have a bolus calculator that…"
Aug 11, 2009
Marc replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"GW...Do you use a CDM with your Ping? I'm trying to find a pump that will work well for me. I've only recently looked into them and am trying to find as much feedback from users as I can. Being a new pumper, is the tubing a hassle?"
Aug 11, 2009
Marc replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"Hi, Jaime. I'm looking at getting a pump, and am looking for feedback on the MM paradigm, Animas Ping, and Pod. What has been your experience using the MM? I'm a little confused about whether the infusion set is waterproof or not (for the…"
Aug 11, 2009
gw replied to Jamie's discussion 'Animas Ping'
"I bought a pack of PDA covers for 20 $ at Best Buy, they have to be cut to fit. I havent been using them much lately, I used them on my 1st Ping, and when they sent me a replacement, I kept the plastic on it for over 4 months. (the cover that came…"
Aug 11, 2009

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At 7:34pm on August 11, 2009, Rudy Sims said…
hello how are you just wanted to say hi I hope you're doing well. Have a great week. Best wishes

sincerely Rudy Sims
At 2:29pm on October 5, 2008, Julie Wilkins said…
Hi Jamie,
Are you guys still living in this area?
At 4:11pm on August 21, 2008, Cara said…
Sadly, I don't do the really helpful, one-on-one type of social work. I just interview people for Food Stamps and Medicaid eligibility. Sigh. But, it's still helping, I guess. Just a little frustrating at times.
At 8:07am on August 21, 2008, Doris D said…
Welcome to our fastly growing family Jamie!!!!!!!!
At 9:19am on August 20, 2008, MelissaBL said…
Hey, Jamie. We were diagnosed in the same year! I was in July of '90. Welcome to our great community.

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At 12:08am on August 20, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Jamie! Glad that you are here!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around this community!
At 8:17pm on August 19, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!

Wowsa great A1C
At 8:08pm on August 19, 2008, Cara said…
Hello and welcome to the site. I hope you find it helpful and a place of support. It's been a wonderful addition to my diabetes life.
At 6:49pm on August 19, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Hallo Jamie,nice to have you in our wonderful community



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