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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2010, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Jooniper
Re: Thought my diabetes experience was over...

My heart goes out to you! I lost a dog too early in her life and my other was diagnosed with diabetes soon after - the same as you. I totally understand that feeling of "Oh no, not again!" Hang in...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi guys :)

Its been awhile since I've updated and I wanted to say thanks!... Again! I went to Walmart yesterday to pick up Virgil's Relion Novolin NPH and was told that they aren't carrying that...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-10-2010, 10:33 PM
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Views: 4,228
Posted By Jooniper
Re: Yoo Hoo!

Hi guys :)

Haven't been here in awhile, but saw this and wanted to say hi :)

Virgil is doing really good and made the switch to NPH from Vetsulin easily (and its MUCH cheaper!!!!). Virgil...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-11-2009, 02:22 PM
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Views: 79,475
Posted By Jooniper
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-23-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Yeah, thats lower than I want him to be I just didn't want to mess with the curve unless I had to. Seems the kitty food feast did that for me! haha!

Right now we are using the OneTouch Ultra and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-22-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Well... we only got 1/2 curve done today! We adopted a kitty (she was a stray at my moms office) and Virgil found a way to her food :( There wasn't much there but he finished it off - so I stopped...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi guys :) Thanks for checking on us!

Virgil has been doing very well. He's been staying in the range of 350 - 100, but I need to do another curve. We had our vet appointment on Friday. We...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-18-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,709
Posted By Jooniper
Re: Treament and testing question

What a great idea! I think I'll use that too, thanks Jenny :)

Jennifer
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi Lynne :) Isn't that such a funny thing to watch?! Too bad that kind of energy isn't contagious! I think I could get our house clean in record time! haha! My mom has 2 JRT also and they do it...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Just an update:

bg's @

3:50 pm - 168
9:00 pm - 264

I fed him after the 9:00 test, I didn't add any Metamucil and gave him the normal evening 9 units. We'll see what his bg is in the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi Dolly :)

I really wish I would have tested him before I fed him and gave him the Metamucil. :( It would be nice to know what we started with this morning.

I just tested his bg again and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,211
Posted By Jooniper
Re: Devon, aka Mr. Fussy

I did too :) Thank you Natalie
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi guys :)

Well I decided not to do the curve today to see how the extra 1/2 unit has effected him. I was thinking "its only 1/2 unit". Not sure if that was good thinking.

This morning I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi Dolly :)

Yep, I did up the morning dose to 9 1/2 units... so far so good. Tomorrow (7-11-09) will be day # 4 of that dose. I'm going to do a curve on Sunday to see where the 9 1/2 has put us...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-09-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 395,932
Posted By Jooniper
Re: Patty's Ali - Happy 10th Birthday Thursday July 9!

Happy Birthday Ali! I LOVE the picture of her! She looks so happy and healthy :)

Thats wonderful about the tumor :)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-06-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hi Dolly! Thanks for the reply! This board means so much to me. I was just telling my husband the other night that if it weren't for you guys Virgil would be such a mess still. Virgil a mess =...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-03-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Hello All :)

I did a curve today and its been awhile since I posted one. We are currently at 9 units am and 9 units pm.
...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-26-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,519
Posted By Jooniper
Re: I don't know what else to do!! I am so scared.

Hi Kathi,

I just have a second, but I wanted to say congrats on your first home test! Yay! It gets easier, I promise. :) I test on the inside of the lip and it took awhile to find just the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-24-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,519
Posted By Jooniper
Re: I don't know what else to do!! I am so scared.

That's good news about the ketones. :) I would still monitor her with them when you can.

I imagine that there are a combination of things going on with her driving her numbers up. You'll have...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-24-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,519
Posted By Jooniper
Re: I don't know what else to do!! I am so scared.

Hi Kathi :)

Sure hope Mandy is feeling a little better now that she got a little food in her.

I wanted to elaborate about how Virgil acts/acted when his BG numbers are really high and ketones...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-23-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,519
Posted By Jooniper
Re: I don't know what else to do!! I am so scared.

Hi Kathi,

Welcome! :) You found such a wonderful, helpful bunch of people here. :)

I'm new so I don't have a lot of info to offer, but I wanted to let you know that my dog Virgil has been one...
Forum: Insulin 06-22-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 40,068
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

I just got the phone call from Intervet and Kristine said that dropping it once shouldn't hurt it, to make sure there are no bubbles before injection, and as long as the bottle wasn't damage the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-22-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

I just got the phone call from Intervet and Kristine said that dropping it once shouldn't hurt it, to make sure there are no bubbles before injection, and as long as the bottle wasn't damage the...
Forum: Insulin 06-22-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 40,068
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Thanks Kathy :) I just called and left a message for the Vetsulin people. Thanks for the phone number. :) I will post what they say.

Jennifer
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-22-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jooniper
Re: New: Virgil, 10 yr/old Jack Russell

Thanks Kathy :) I just called and left a message for the Vetsulin people. Thanks for the phone number. :) I will post what they say.

Jennifer
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