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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-21-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mrgregj
Re: Surplus insulin and supplies

I am so sorry to hear that :(

That is great you are offering it here, and I am sure it will be put to good use.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-27-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By mrgregj
Re: Flea control

I use Nexgard which is a chewable and I haven't noticed any issues with my dogs diabetes.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-30-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By mrgregj
New Therapy Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes In Humans And Dogs...

I found this article interesting and promising that there is potentially a way to reverse Type 1 diabetes in not only our dogs but humans...
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,199
Posted By mrgregj
Re: New here

Thats great youre keeping track of everything!

have you tried pricking the carpal pad? I have had a lot of luck with that since I couldnt get any blood from the ear. Its the pad thats higher up...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-01-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By mrgregj
Re: Mini schnauzer just diagnosed with diabetes and severe pancreatitis

I have been feeding my dog Natural Balance Fat Dogs. Its higher in fiber and lower in fat compared to other store bought foods. My dog suffered from a couple episodes of pancreatitis and wouldn't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-22-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,199
Posted By mrgregj
Re: New here

bring something like honey or syrup incase the blood sugar drops drastically low and you need to bring it up.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-08-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,127
Posted By mrgregj
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-29-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By mrgregj
Re: My dog diagnosed beginning of Fed 2018

10IU of vetsulin seems quite high for a 19lb dog. I wonder if the vet was referring to 10IU in a U100 syringe for some reason? That would make it 4IU of a U40 syringe which would seem more on par...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,982
Posted By mrgregj
Re: Glucose test poke success

have you tried the carpal pad on the front paws? Its the pad that sits a little higher and doesnt touch the ground when they walk. I struggled quite a bit with blood tests with my dog as well, I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-03-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By mrgregj
Re: Recommended food?

Thank you for the tips everyone! I have reached out to my vet as well and they recommended Hills Metabolic dry and wet, and also Royal Canin Gastrointentinal Fiber Response. I will give those a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-02-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By mrgregj
Recommended food?

What are some of you feeding your diabetic pups? My dog Charlie seems to get bored of a food after a couple weeks so id like to have a few different options to rotate through. He absolutely doesn't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-14-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By mrgregj
Re: My dog Charlie was just diagnosed with Diabetes...

I'm having a hard time coping with Charlie's diabetes. The time commitment and injections are overwhelming. I've never been a fan of needles myself so having to poke him all the time is really...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-13-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 59,464
Posted By mrgregj
Re: Sammie Addisons/Diabetes

Hi Toofer, my dog Charlie who had been diagnosed with Addison's about 2.5 years ago, just got diagnosed with diabetes about 2 weeks ago. I am wondering if the dose of prednisone he was on is what...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-10-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 26,453
Posted By mrgregj
Re: New Automatic Injection Device

Thank you! This looks like such a great solution for those having trouble with injections. I feel like it should be more widely known.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-09-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 26,453
Posted By mrgregj
Re: New Automatic Injection Device

Hi thanks for the quick reply. Sorry I was referring to the Autoject 2 device that Pat3332 was using on his dog Bailey. It looks like I can just use the u40 syringes I have with this device.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-09-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 26,453
Posted By mrgregj
Re: New Automatic Injection Device

Hello, my dog Charlie was just diagnosed with diabetes last week and we are starting to struggle with his insulin injections. I have larger hands and trying to use the tiny syringes that came with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-02-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By mrgregj
My dog Charlie was just diagnosed with Diabetes...

Hello, my dog Charlie (9yrs 12lbs) was just diagnosed with diabetes yesterday. This is a new and scary situation for us and I am hoping this community can provide some support for us as we start...
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