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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-04-2019, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly Dx: Ruby, my foster rescue Yorkie mix

Hi and welcome
As JG said the insulin dose is small
Its recommended when you do a change to wait a week then do another curve before raising the dose.
I would raise the dose to 1 unit total from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-03-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 630
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Here we go again!!!!!!!!

Yup the lip worked great for us
I added some salmon juice on Riles food for breakfast..he gobbled it up
Different tricks for different dogs
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-21-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Yes it seems the new bottle solved the problem
Thanks for clarifying
I.m getting older and my eyes play tricks lol. Its not my eyes this time!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Can you please post when you are feeding and injecting insulin?
What food, how much?
I.m confused with your post injecting at 2 pm?
Most people feed and inject in the am and pm.
Thankyou
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-25-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 44,924
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: anyone giving your diabetic dog glucosamine?

Hello to you and Mochi

I feel for you and your Mochi and we are all thinking of you
Its hard. Please be strong for Mochi
Does the vet think the eye inflammation is related to the limping?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 44,924
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: anyone giving your diabetic dog glucosamine?

Just a thought
A probiotic might help his stomach because of the bacteria and antibiotics
Mochi might be having stomach issues in the mornings causing the lag
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-28-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,545
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Roxy the Boxer

I fed.my dog Fromm for 5 years. Its on this list. He had no signs of DCM.

There saying some dog foods are low in the amino acid called Taurmine and suggesting to have a vet test for low levels...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Thumbs up Re: Help for Romeo

Hello to you and your Romeo
Glad you found a vet that your happy with.
I just wanted to tell you that freezedried dog treats manufactured internationally, to be specific those from China and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-31-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Once a Week Insulin for Dogs and Humans

It would be nice for Olafs owner to register on this forum ya think
Theres lots involved like breed, food, amount, other medical conditions.
What kind of insulin etc
Maybe they.ve posted somewhere...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-18-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,030
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Hi Karen
Its been around 7 days since you upped Annies insulin and food
It would be informative for you to check her blood sugar especially at fasting before food
And spot check threafter to see...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-03-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 44,924
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Help! Need diet advice!

I love this site it updates the best dry and wet dog foods, gives ingredients, recommendations, people reviews. Lots of new products too

Take a look when you have a minute

www.dogadvisor.com
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-02-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diagnosed today - lots of confusion and questionable veterinary visit/info

Okay glad you got the animal meter. You can now control Beau blood sugar
Start slow start testing before he eats and injection
Then wait 2 hours test again
Post his numbers here okay along with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-01-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Insulin

Any drug store should carry both humulin and novolin nph or coscos
I didnt get much difference in either nph
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-01-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diagnosed today - lots of confusion and questionable veterinary visit/info

He needs to eat seems he wants chicken
If its dry food try moisening it abit
Put a topping of lean no fat cut up chicken or salmon on his food see if he eats it
If he doesnt scoff it up try...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-30-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Insulin

What i did with my dog after food and insulin was to check his bg 1/2 hour after eating to see where his bg was after food. If it was high i.d reduce his food a bit. If it was low i.d increase his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diagnosed today - lots of confusion and questionable veterinary visit/info

Heres Mikes info again on meters to get
Seems like 1 unit is not enough for a 14lb dog. 2.8 would be better in my opinion
Upping the dose i.d recommend by 2 units to 3. Only when you start home...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-28-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Insulin

One question

When are you injecting right after food? Or waiting.
Where are you injecting?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-27-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Insulin

30lbs and hes getting 13 units....somethings not right here
He started at 4
The recommended is .2 x 30 is 6
Has there been any changes in food???
Does he have an infection?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-26-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-26-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diagnosed today - lots of confusion and questionable veterinary visit/info

Both food and insulin amounts go by the weight of your dog.

.2 x the lb. Weight of your dog is recommended to start with
And
Food amount is according to beaus dog food feed guide

How much...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-25-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,399
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diagnosed today - lots of confusion and questionable veterinary visit/info

Vet suggested food for my dog but i went to my local pet food store to get advice. I fed a low fat quality dog food switching from dry and wet overtime
Its recommended to feed according to the dog...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-25-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Vestibular Disease

My Riliey was 17 when he developed Alzheimers
Walking in circles was his first symptom then he laid down on just the edge of his bed instead of the whole bed. Then he couldnt find his water bowl or...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-18-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diabetes, Cushings and Pancreatitis in my Dog

Goodday

His urine shouldnt be green or brown!!!!
Could be a sign of infection
I.d take a urine sample into your vet right away!!!
A uti will cause high bg numbers
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-28-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diabetes, Cushings and Pancreatitis in my Dog

Looks like the change in food is resulting in alot less insulin.

A 28 lb dog dose at .2 is 5.6.

I use to change Riles food then had to drop his insulin back gradually.

12 units is alot...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-08-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Diabetes, Cushings and Pancreatitis in my Dog

According to the Royal canine hydrolized protein dog foodchart a

30 lb dog required amount daily is 2 5/8 cup
divide into 2 meals a day would be

1 and .3125 cups twice a day!

try...
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