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Comparison of Current Insulin Pumps

*Please note that the Diabetes Mall does not sell or promote any particular pump.

Size & Color Options

Pump Size [mm] Volume Weight [oz] Reservoir Size Connection Screen Colors
Animas Ping
Animas 2020 insulin pump
51 x 77 x 18 5.525.ci
90.54 cc
3.9 200 u Lure Lock Color blue, silver, black, pink, green
Accu-Chek
Spirit Combo®

ACCU-CHEK® Insulin Pump System
88 x 56 x 21   3.9 oz/110 g (w/batteries, full cartridge) 315 u Luer Lock No Color Black (with decals, skins and cases available)
Asante Snap
Asante Snap Insulin Pump
98.5 x 43.7 x x19.0 81.8 cc 2.9 300 u (glass) Proprietary No Color red, blue, black
Medtronic
Paradigm Revel

Paradigm Revel 523/723
523: 76.2 x 50.8 x 20.3
723: 91.4 x 50.8 x 20.3
  523: 3.53 oz
723: 3.81 oz
523: 176 u
723: 300 u
Proprietary No Color blue, clear, pink, purple, smoke or customize
Insulet
OmniPod

OmniPod Insulin Pump
pod: 61 x 41 x 18
pda: 66 x 110 x 26
Pod: 2.7 ci
PDA: 11.5 ci
OP: 1.2 oz
(full res.)
PDM: 4.0 oz
(w/ batteries)
200u Built-in   white
Sooil USA
DiabecareIIS

Dana IIs Insulin Pump
77 x 46 x 19 4.3 ci
67cc
1.9 oz 300u plastic Proprietary No Color black, grey, pink, green, white
Tandem Diabetes
t:slim

Tandem t:slim
79.5 x 50.8 x 15.2 3.746 ci
61.38 cc
3.95 oz with full reservoir 300 u Luer Lock Color Touch Screen black, plastic lether cases available in multiple colors

Basal and Bolus Specifications

Pump Basal Increment Total Basals Unique Basal Profiles Basal Interval Basal Delivery Temp Basal Bolus Increments
Animas Ping
Animas 2020 insulin pump
0.025u 12/day 4 30 min varies, 0.2 u/hr every 3 mins -90% to +200% in increments of 10% for 0.5 to 24 hours (30 min increments) 0.05 visual or audio, 0.1, 1.0, 5.0 audio
Accu-Chek
Spirit Combo®

ACCU-CHEK® Insulin Pump System
0.1u from 0.01 to 25.0 u/hr 24/day 5 60 min every 3 min at 0.2 u/hr
every 6 min at 0.1 u/hr
every 9 min at 0.05 u/hr
in 10% increments from 0% to 250%, and 15 min to 24 hr; Adjustable from 0% - 500% for up to 50 hours with Accu-Chek config software 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1.0, 2.0 (Quick bolus)
Asante Snap
Asante Snap Insulin Pump
.05 u from 0.1 - 4.0 units or 0 10/day 4 15 min 1 u/h every 3 minutes Duration 15 min increments to 24 hrs, From 0% to 500% (or the basal limite, whichever is lower) of the current basal .05, 0.1, 0.25, 0.5, 1.0, 2.0, 5.0 units
Medtronic
Paradigm Revel

Paradigm Revel 523/723
0.025 u 48/day 3 30 min varies, 0.6 u/hr = every 10 mins +/- 0.1 u increment as single basal rate for 0.5 to 24 hrs or as % of current basal .025, 0.1 visual, 0.5 or 1.0 visual or audio, remote extra
Insulet
OmniPod

OmniPod Insulin Pump
0.05 u u/hr, up to 30 u/hr 48/day 7 3 min   % or u/hr (1-12 hrs, in 30 min increments) 0.05, 0.1, 0.5, 1.0u
Sooil USA
DiabecareIIS

Dana IIs Insulin Pump
0.1 u/hr or 0.01 u/hr 24/day 1 60 min every 4 mins 10% increments from 0% to 200% and up to 12 hours 0.1, .05, 1.0u
Tandem Diabetes
t:slim

Tandem t:slim
0.001 with 0.1 units/hr minimum 16/day 6 1 minute every 5 mins From 0% to 250% of current basal (in increments of 1%), 6 temporary basal rates. Duration 15 minutes to 72 hours. Increments of 1 minute. 0.05 - 25 units

Bolus Calculator Options and Operation

Pump Carb and Correction Factors Bolus Type 1u Bolus Duration
Animas Ping
Animas 2020 insulin pump
Yes, carb and bg values can be entered into the pump or meter-remote units or carbs: standard, extended, combination 4
Accu-Chek
Spirit Combo®

ACCU-CHEK® Insulin Pump System
Yes, Carb units, snack size, I:C ratio, bG target, IS factor, meal rise, insulin offset time, insulin acting time Standard, Extended, Multiwave 5
Asante Snap
Asante Snap Insulin Pump
Yes, manual carb and BG entry, selectable IOB mode which allows user to pick how to apply IOB Programming via direct, audio, or smart bolus. Delivery as Now, Timed, Combo, 30 min to 5 hrs in 15 min increments 4
Medtronic
Paradigm Revel

Paradigm Revel 523/723
Yes, manual carb, BG direct from BD meter or manual entry units or carbs: standard, extended, combination 3
Insulet
OmniPod

OmniPod Insulin Pump
Yes units or carbs, normal, extended, combination 7
Sooil USA
DiabecareIIS

Dana IIs Insulin Pump
Yes, manual carb Normal, extended, combination 1
Tandem Diabetes
t:slim

Tandem t:slim
Yes, manual carb units or carbs, normal, quick, extended 6

Other Features

Pump Battery Motor Memory Software Download Bluetooth Water
Animas Ping
Animas 2020 insulin pump
AA lithium or alkaline x 1, AA x 1 Alkaline, Lithium or Rechargeable DC non-volatile: 500 boluses, 270 basals, 120 daily totals, 60 alarms, 60 primes, 900 bg levels ezManager Max, downloads in 3 minutes with dongle and software that is available at Animas No 12 ft for 24 hours
Accu-Chek
Spirit Combo®

ACCU-CHEK® Insulin Pump System
AA x 1 Alkaline, Lithium or Rechargeable, 1AA Lithium - 80 days
1AA Alkaline - 30 days
Rechargeable - 40 days
DC Up to 1,000 diary records with date and time, BG test results, meal time (events), carbs, health event, bolus type and bolus amount. Displays BG average and standard deviation for 7, 14, 30, 60 or 90 days, Displays BG trends for last 8hrs, 24hrs, 48 hrs or 7 days Downloads to Accu-Chek 360 Diabetes Management System or Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader. No 8 ft for 1 hr
Asante Snap
Asante Snap Insulin Pump
integrated, no user-serviceable battery, up to 10 days with typical use or 300 units, whichever comes first Stepper non-volatile, 60 days of data, 150 boluses, 30 daily totals, 150 BG values, 750 basal events, 400 alarm or alert events Diasend in 2014 No spray proof (ipx5)
Medtronic
Paradigm Revel

Paradigm Revel 523/723
AAA for pump, A23 for remote, 3 weeks DC 4000 events, volatile (basal & history loss can occur): 24 boluses, 7 day totals Medtronic CareLink® Therapy Management System and ParadigmPAL™ 3.0 Software at Medtronic No splash resistant
Insulet
OmniPod

OmniPod Insulin Pump
AAA x 2 (PDA), 4 weeks Stepper 90 days of data (up to 5400 records) Omnipod Extension for the CoPilot Health Management System No watertight, 3 ft for 30 min
Sooil USA
DiabecareIIS

Dana IIs Insulin Pump
1/2 AA 3.6v lithium, 8-10 weeks DC Last 500 boluses, primes and daily totals. Last 100 alarms (all time and date stamped) none No Watertight, 3 ft for 30 min
Tandem Diabetes
t:slim

Tandem t:slim
Integrated rechargeble lithium polymer battery, 7 days with a full charge Micro-Delivery Technology Up to 90 days (11,000 events) t:connect Diabetes Management Application; Mac and PC compatible, Micro USB download of t:slim Pump and supported BG meters No watertight, 3 feet for 30 minutes

More Features

Pump Extra Features Guarantee 800 Number
Animas Ping
Animas 2020 insulin pump
Remote boluses from meter within 10 ft ezCarb software stores up to 500 food CalorieKing database on the meter-remote for carb counting. Calculator features for carbohydrates, blood glucose corrections and insulin; reminders for time of day and when to perform blood glucose checks. Pump and meter-remote are available in Spanish. PC and Mac downloads are available with ezManager Max software 4 years (877) 937-7867
Accu-Chek
Spirit Combo®

ACCU-CHEK® Insulin Pump System
choice of standard, advanced or custom selectable user menus, icon- and menu-driven programming, backlit display, reversible display screen, 12 languages, audible or vibrating bolus confirmation and alerts. 4 years, limited (800) 280-7801
Asante Snap
Asante Snap Insulin Pump
can choose Insulin on Board mode, Select Correction or all, "Eat Carbohydrate," Do not bolus Warning, prefilled glass cartridge, blocked set alarm occlusion detecive system, autopriming, never needs battery changed or charged, 4 week free trial, $99 upgrades at any time, drop detecto, missed insulin reminder, built-in flashlight 4 years (controller) (877) 265-7141
Medtronic
Paradigm Revel

Paradigm Revel 523/723
Enhanced CGM Feature, Predictive Alerts, Low and High Alerts, Rate of Change Alerts, REAL-Time Trend Graphs 4 years (800) 933-3322
Insulet
OmniPod

OmniPod Insulin Pump
backlight, reminders & alerts, child lock, integrated Freestyle meter, 1000 common foods in PDA, Tubeless 4 years (781) 457-5000
Sooil USA
DiabecareIIS

Dana IIs Insulin Pump
Carb Counting Program, Auto Dose capability, Bolus frequency restrictions, preset meal and default bolus. PIN# programming and access to functions including daily maximums and mode settings for healthcare professions / caregivers. Backlight, icon menu. Auto display of remaining insulin and remaining battery life. Lock-out feature with PIN unlock. Twelve languages 4 years (866) 747-6645
Tandem Diabetes
t:slim

Tandem t:slim
Only touchscreen insulin pump in the US, Carb bolus allows grams for different food in a meal to be added individually, Insulin on Board displayed on home screen 4 years (877 801-6901

*Please note that the Diabetes Mall does not sell or promote any particular pump.

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