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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2020, 04:19 PM
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2020, 08:28 AM
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Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

you have accomplished all the important things . shots are given and testing blood sugar is not to difficult . the nice thing about this you become less reliant on the vet and most end up this way on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2020, 08:10 AM
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Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

yes . i give jesse milk bones that has molasses in it to help with the strength of insulin . potatoes and rice are helpful for most diabetic dogs . that is why the prescription food has quite a bit...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2020, 11:26 AM
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Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

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i have not tried this...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2020, 10:50 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

i have not done a curve in over 8 years since she acquired her type of regulation . i just test her before her shot of insulin but lately i have had to skip some of that do to an injury i have . i am...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-09-2020, 09:21 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Autoject 2 for humans vs Autoject 2 for dogs

i haven't used this system . using a human version shouldn't make any difference as long as you are delivering the correct amount of insulin

there are things you can do to improve the experience...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2020, 09:33 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

cushing meds could have caused the instability .

people do curves every one to two weeks until the dog is regulated and that can mean different types of regulation . i am happy for jesse to be...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2020, 11:45 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

you have eliminate from the equation . the cushings . medicating for something not present can be big deal . now you know what you are dealing with . it sounds like the specialist wants to start over...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-04-2020, 09:51 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

I have not used a specialist and actually jesse hasn't been to the vet for sometime

What are you looking to get from the pow wow ? We have seen some dogs with both diseases and most have done...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-18-2019, 07:37 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Please help me regulate her sugar??

I started jesse on a raw diet and did it for sometime which was a mistake for diabetic jesse . Big swings in sugar . Not so good stools . What we have seen on the forum is a balanced diet with carbs...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-18-2019, 07:32 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetes and Dental Health

Oratene from Zymox is a good product . Its a gel you rub on the teeth and gums .You are not required to brush
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2019, 03:34 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Taste of the Wild linked to heart disease & Alphatrak issues

I here this about homemade food for dogs but I dont get it . Humans dont go out and get some specially formulated processed food for balance like dogs . Jesse is at 15 years of life and over 9.5...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-14-2019, 07:33 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help! Sugars will not go down (newly diagnosed)

that is odd . Never heard of that . You would think blood is blood . Maybe you are getting some other kind of fluid besides blood in that location .

Its interesting in that if its a problem for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-13-2019, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Please help me regulate her sugar??

Jesse gets boneless chicken( cooked in a pressure cooker ) ,Mackerel ,hard boiled eggs ,pinto beans( cooked in a pressure cooker ),yams,Vegetables grind down in a food processor ( kale ,red char...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 07:28 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

Jesses timeline is a bit longer and she has needed a bit more insulin over the last year . Maybe a half unit to a unit total for the day . I cant give a dose amount because her routine doesnt...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 11:48 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

There are specialist but probably not specific to diabetes . My personal opinion all of the insulin that can be used for dogs is not completely appropriate . There are very few dogs if any that get...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 08:00 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

rebound is a possibility with numbers dropping the way they did but you should see the high levels drop back down in a few days from the event occurring . If it stays high then something else has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 07:53 AM
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Views: 1,667
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Please help me regulate her sugar??

I use prodigy autocode and got the meter and strips off ebay . As I said I buy in bulk so I will spend $50 to $ 60 to get 6 months of strips . There are other discount strips on ebay but I have been...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2019, 08:04 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Please help me regular her sugar??

The high protien diet maybe the problem . You need carbs to work with insulin

High protein diets tend to drop and spike sugar

If you are treating cushhings and there appears that your dog...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,667
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Alphatrak test strips? where do you buy them?

I normally test before every shot . the reason for this is if her numbers are low I can adjust the dose lower if needed . There have been times she has been quite low over her diabetic life

I get...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-09-2019, 06:35 PM
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Views: 1,667
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Alphatrak test strips? where do you buy them?

Many do use a human meter like Yukies mom in conjunction with the pet meter

I have used a discount human meter for all of jesses diabetic life and took the number's as is . Never used a pet meter...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-09-2019, 08:28 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetes and Blindness! Did your dog go blind?!

The vegies could amount to 50 percent of her meal as it is completely homemade and Human grade

Her sugars are adequate but with diabetes its up and down. For the most part her regulation is from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-08-2019, 08:44 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetes and Blindness! Did your dog go blind?!

Hi and welcome

Not all dogs go blind my jesse has kept her sight in over 9.5 years being diabetic . We have gone very different directions than most and one of them was a homemade diet (non...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 07:15 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Their can be no rhyme or reason . You must remember we are replacing a fine tuned natural process that works on a demand function . If the body needs insulin it produces it the same for sugar . What...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 04:17 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

They haven't made a test strip to tell us where the sugar came from . Wish they could so all we can do is speculate

As long as your testing blood sugar a little bump should be ok . What I look...
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