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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2017, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Fiber and diabetes in dogs

I'll keep Winnie on the oatmeal (or brown rice) and will be doing a glucose curve test on her this weekend to see how she's adjusting to the new dosage of 6 units morning and 6 units at night and see...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2017, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Fiber and diabetes in dogs

I tried the tablespoon of old fashioned Quaker oats (uncooked) in Winnie's dog food last night. Her stool was firmer and there was no diarrhea (which she has had off and on since switching to her...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-13-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winnie

Thank you all so much for your words of wisdom. I am thrilled that on this new dose (6 units morning and night) Winnie has stopped the excessive thirst and urination. She was soaking three wee-wee...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 115,845
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Poll: How and Where you test your dog's blood sugar

Where you test on your dog: Her ear
Lances used (brand, gauge): Advocate
Whether you use a lancing device: yes
Lancing device brand, model: Advocate
Setting of the lancing device: 4 - 5...
Forum: Everything Else 12-10-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: I lost by sweet Sugar Nov. 24, 2017

I am truly so very sorry for your losing sweet Sugar. Sugar was very lucky to have you for an owner/BFF. I understand and know that Sugar is irreplaceable and will always be in your heart. I trust...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Winnie glucose curve test

I did a glucose curve test on Winnie yesterday. She started out at over 600, then I gave her 6 units insulin with her breakfast, and her numbers went basically like this every two hours: 545, 455,...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-09-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Winnie - morning BS 600+, vet switches to 2x day at 6 units each

Winnie's blood sugar was over 600 this morning. Vet is increased her Vetsulin to twice a day at 6 units each. I hope this will do the trick. Her numbers are all over the place but always way too...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-08-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winnie

Thank you for your posts. Yes, the 3 units twice a day seems really low to me. She said we would raise it to 4 units (or even higher) shortly if her numbers are still high. I know we are both just...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-08-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winnie

Vet has switched Winnie to Vetsulin x2 a day now, beginning with 3 units morning and 3 units at night, she said we will probably up it to 4 units morning and night. Her blood sugar is running over...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-07-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 20,271
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winston - Odd numbers; need advice

I sure hope you can get Winston regulated soon. He is adorable. What food is he on?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-07-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Red face Re: Winnie

Thank you for your wise advice. I think you are correct, I am expecting instant and perfect blood glucose readings because once I was diagnosed and medicated my numbers came into line pretty...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-06-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winnie

Thank you for your advice. Thankfully, Winnie started eating again (I mixed her food half dry and half wet Blue Buffalo Adult Chicken). I am sure the vet will increase her dose to twice a day next...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-06-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Winnie

Thank you very much for your good advice. I will do a glucose curve test on her next weekend and give the results to my vet, and she did say that at that time we would probably have to increase her...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-05-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 25,566
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Vet concurs that NPH may be a problem: Back to 2X day diet

Wow, Riley is really cute. I have a shih-pooh who was recently diagnosed, 12 year old female.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-05-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,998
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Gus, the mini-schnauzer

so happy to hear Gus is getting better. You take very good care of him. I'm a mommy to a newly diagnosed little girl, Winnie. She's 12. I am having a hard time getting her numbers under 350.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-05-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Your dog's diet, insulin, and meter used

My Dog: Winnie (Female, 12 year old, shih-tzu mix)
Weight: 25 pounds
Just diagnosed
Just switched to Blue Buffalo Adult Chicken
use Advocate pet test meter
Her blood sugar was between 640 and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-05-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 239,898
Posted By Suzanne123
Re: Your dog's diet, insulin, and meter used

My Dog: Winnie (Female, 12 year old, shih-tzu mix)
Weight: 25 pounds
Just diagnosed
Just switched to Blue Buffalo Adult Chicken
use Advocate pet test meter
Her blood sugar was between 640 and...
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