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Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories Yesterday, 06:12 PM
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Re: Crissy Ann's Long Road through Diabetes and Atypical Cushing's disease

Kisses to you Crissy Ann! And a big hug to your mom...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-13-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
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Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

He wound up being on Regular (relatively fast acting) insulin so thatís how long each injection lasted. He was allergic to NPH (to the protein added to it) and the Vetsulin-like product available at...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
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Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

We used various diets over the years. In my experience in these forums, the prescription diet often works extremely well and our dog was on dry Science Diet WD for a long time.

We later switched...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

My goodness... pretty much the last thing you needed in your life was a difficult to regulate diabetic who doesn't live with you!

There's ideal, which most of us can't do, and then there's what...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-09-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

Take a look at the main website for general information on regulating, testing, effects of things like Cushings, etc.

In particular, look at honeymooning, which can mean that a dose of insulin...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

I would be concerned about a 94 reading at night because it could have been lower before or after that.

The answer could be to give less insulin at night than in the daytime.

Also, keep in mind...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-09-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

Hope you mistunderstood the vet about NPH being a "weaker" insulin as there is no such thing. There are "weaker" solutions that deliver less insulin molecules than other solutions. But NPH isn't even...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-09-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,443
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Please help me regulate her sugar??

Pet store owners in particular, pushed by pet food manufacturers, are always trying to sell low-carb high-protein food for diabetic dogs and freak out if you tell them you need your dog a food with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: New Member too - question on changing to NPH

There's typically only a very small difference in units of insulin dose between Vetsulin and Novolin N. I would drop a couple of units only from the 15 you were giving, especially since the blood...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-16-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,528
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Introducing Luna

Aw, it made my day to see this post. She was so worrisome in the beginning. Congrats on doing such a great job with her! :)

Natalie
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-13-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Brief lockout of new member registrations

Finally got fed up after getting 30-50 new registrations a day and changed the human verification system. Eventually, they will figure it out, but for now I have vanquished them. :)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-14-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,476
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: 20 months since we lost Spirit.

We miss Spirit and miss you!

And would love to hear how Gracie is doing?!?!?!

Natalie
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-01-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 25,007
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Natalie's Chris

Bonnie... you are so kind. It actually didn't register with me that it was today until I looked at my calendar and saw my reminder.

I was watching a detective program the other day and they were...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-25-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By k9diabetes
Brief lockout of new member registrations

We have been getting about 20-30 spam registrations an hour for the past 24 hours so through tonight I am turning off the ability to register. Hoping that we will drop off their radar.

Natalie
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-02-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 54,643
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Mochi has damaged his eye...worried

I think it depends on the dog. I would just test and make adjustments if blood sugar spikes.

Natalie
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-02-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 54,643
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Who's dog here has recieved cataract surgery? If so please help!

Cataracts wouldnít happen again because they are in the lens, but other problems can occur.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-06-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Vestibular Disease

Hope the meds help! Seizures can be ďjustĒ epilepsy but can also be caused by brain tumors, reactions to meds, etc. hoping for good news for him! I know itís scary and stressful for all.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-06-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By k9diabetes
Exclamation Re: Vestibular Disease

The vet should be able to easily determine whether thereís a vestibular problem or something like cognitive disease or pain (our nondiabetic dog has circled in one direction when his back hurt)....
Forum: Everything Else 05-03-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: K9Cushings 10-year Reunion!

Congratulations to you all! :)

If you're like me, it's amazing how many years it's been and how it all seems like yesterday at the same time!

Natalie
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-25-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,373
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Grand Lady Snickers passes away April 21, 2019

So very sorry to learn of Snicker's passing. What a beauty she was and clearly beloved. I know how much you miss her presence.

When to invite another dog? Everybody's different. We said we were...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-16-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,590
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Ollie's Over the Rainbow Bridge

I am so sorry to learn of Ollieís passing. Itís always so hard... softened a bit for those of us further from it by the knowledge that Ollie was a cherished member of a family, which means everything...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-16-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By k9diabetes
Diet-associated heart disease in dgs

Recent article on heart disease associated with grain-free and other unusual diets. Our nondiabetic dog was diagnosed at 8 with a heart murmur and has been taking CoQ10 and a taurine supplement for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-26-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Ace the Border Collie

Itís great to hear a goid update! :) :)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-26-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 244,981
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Annie & Craig - Getting too smart!

Just thinking about you and Annie...

Natalie
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 03-26-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 76,344
Posted By k9diabetes
Re: Crissy Ann's Long Road through Diabetes and Atypical Cushing's disease

Aw... I know what you mean about the shock if a decade going by. So fast and yet an eternity. Our Jack is 12 this year.

We so often talk about Chris and I know do the same with Crissy Ann and Hank...
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