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Re: [IPk] Animas Vibe



I can't afford the cgm at moment, but would love to try the dexcom g4,
didn't like the Medtronic cgm at all lol.
On 25 Feb 2014 21:13, "Nanette Freedman" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi John,
> I switched to the Animas Vibe last August. There has been some
> discussion on this list about the pros and cons of this pump (look in
> the archives). I don't use the food app at all, so can't answer you
> about that. In my experience the best thing about the Vibe is that
> filling the cartridge is essentially free from bubbles with minimal
> effort, and insulin delivery is fine, and allows for accurate delivery
> of low basal rates. I find that the structure of the menus has not
> been so well thought out and is not as user-friendly and sophisticated
> as in my previous pump (Cozmo, which is discontinued, so I had to
> switch). I like the computer interface. And although I personally
> don't use a CGM at present, I wanted to have the option for the future
> or for occasional use, and one major advantage of the Vibe is its
> compatibility with an excellent CGM.
> Feel free to ask all your questions - there are quite a few people on
> this list who use the Vibe, and everyone has their own list of pros
> and cons.
> Good luck with your choice
> Nanette
>
> On 25 February 2014 22:45, John Beer <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > Hi all
> > My pump is die for replacement in the next few months and I was told by
> my
> > DS that they really like the Vibe.
> > I was wondering if anyone here uses the vibe and what they thought of it.
> > I like the idea of the food app and the ability to uploads books like
> carbs
> > and cals onto it.
> > Trouble is I have been looking and I get snippets of information here and
> > there but nothing solid.
> > If anyone could let me know what the food app is like and how it works I
> > would appreciate it.
> >
> > John
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