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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2018, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Switching insulin

Thank you all for your responses and input.

For some reason the new vet is stern on getting me switched to vetsulin. She said Iíll see very stable and consistent numbers. She also says that...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 355
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Posted By Lchow022
Switching insulin

Hi everyone,

For the past couple of months Mochiís blood sugar seemed to be pretty stable and consistent. Closer to the lower side but nothing crazy low. He has been on Humilin N since he was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-02-2018, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Lchow022
Please help..I think i screwed things up with my dogs blood sugar

Mochi has been doing well the past week with his new dose of humilin N insulin. Since his triglycerides dropped down we had to decrease his insulin from 5.5 units to 4.5 units. He seemed to be...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 355
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Thank you Raysaint and Mike. I dropped his insulin by another 0.5 unit today.
I have to get to work in the afternoon because I took half day off to monitor him.

Yesterday I wasnít able to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-21-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Mochiís blood sugar is dropping tremendously again..it was at 93 during nadir time and I thought things were ok.
I took his blood sugar again two hours after insulin and dinner and it dropped to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2018, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

I forgot to mention he has a bacterial infection on his skin right now..a little red and peeling and flaky. My vet gave him an antibacterial injection and ointment to put on. I donít know if that...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Ok I definitely think heís just got a high fasting number too..I took him to two vets today. But Iím still feeling uneasy. My vet said not to let one day determine whether or not to decrease...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 355
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Hypo at night....

That really caused a huge nightmare..is there anything else I could give him if his sugars are super low besides syrup and honey? I gave him the tiniest dab of honey last night and it raised his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Hypo at night....

How much insulin should I reduce? Iíve been sleepless thinking about him all night..
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 355
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Posted By Lchow022
Hypo at night....

I did a small curve on mochi after I got off work..at 2:30pm he was at 83..i was a little concerned because it was quite low but I just waited to see how he was and tested him again right before...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Mochi's triglycerides

Hi everyone I would love it if you can give me some input on his triglyceride levels and let me know if these numbers are good since I don't know the conversion to MG because I live in Canada....
...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-23-2018, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Introducing Luna

I have left my Mochi at the vet unsupervised over night for 2-3 nights when he had severe pancreatitis..That was my vets last resort because he wasn't getting much better during the past two weeks of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-20-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Feeding help, tips, tricks and suggestions!

Kirby got lucky that it got caught early. Mochi was suffering for about 3 weeks in and out of the hospital to get iv fluids...he even had to stay over night for three nights straight. He had it...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-20-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Feeding help, tips, tricks and suggestions!

Hi Kirby's mom!

I too have a diabetic Pomeranian and when he went through pancreatitis he did not want to eat anything...He was super picky with everything during recovery time as well and we...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Thank you for that Amy I definitely rather have his ears healed and have him not in pain. He is not in pain though but the doctor just prescribed it just Incase. I just really hope the steroid...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

I hope his hearing comes back within a couple days..it’s definitely very bad right now and he can only hear me when I scream at the top of my lungs.

It’s hard to tell with his ears because he...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Thank you everyone for the input.

I took Mochi to a emergency vet and it took about an hour there..I was telling them about how I donít trust surolan and that my vet seemed to have prescribed my...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Iím not sure what to do right now..havenít been able to sleep at all thinking about it.

I definitely feel like Mochi needs a different type of drops now to help him get his hearing back..maybe...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Iím not sure what to do right now..havenít been able to sleep at all thinking about it.

I definitely feel like Mochi needs a different type of drops now to help him get his hearing back..maybe...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Thank you for letting me know..I am going to call him and hopefully he will pick up. I am going to bring him into another vet and ask if he can prescribe another medication for his swollen ear...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

I brought my dogs to the vet today and both did not have good outcomes..

Mochi in fact has ear problems now as well...his ear canals are really swollen from his allergies and irritated. So he...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-14-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Oh no..I just noticed that mochi has a patch of missing fur around his ear in the front of his head..

Is that a sign of hypothyroid?
Should I go ask the vet sooner about getting the full thyroid...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-13-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

It’s been 5 days since I upped 1/4 unit of insulin for Mochi.

I was only able to check his blood sugar at 5:30pm fasted and 7:30pm two hours after insulin. He was still at around 380 at 5:30...
Forum: Everything Else 04-12-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By Lchow022
Re: when do you decide to get another dog?

Iíve lost two pets and it doesnít get any easier..
Each pet you have will have a different story and will leave a huge impact to your heart.
My cat passed when she was 14. She was our first pet...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-07-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,585
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help with Mochi

Mochiís curve for today:

(Fasted)5:30am-440
10am-217
12pm-181
2pm-275
(Fasted)5:30pm-419
(Ate and gave him about 1/4 more insulin)
7pm-290
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