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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-06-2016, 02:08 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi after a few weeks of Sammy being quite well though sugar glucose still high 350 -450 range but not the sudden lows. Sammy has had a massive for him at 6.15k weight loss of 1.15k and is drinking a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-16-2016, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Jessie, Mmmm it could be exercising Sammy when the insulin is weaker since his b/g is always higher -not lower - after a walk

The results for the last 24 hours are
8.30am 2mi insulin...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-16-2016, 02:20 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi
Sammy is not showing the massive peaks we had previously, all readings on the high side 350-450's I know they need to be lower, we have a regular pattern. 4-5 hours after his breakfast and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2016, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Jessie girl I am due to do a full b/g curve tomorrow so will see what that shows and if still quite high will then try increasing the insulin a tiny bit and see how he reacts. I am giving...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2016, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Good news is blood glucose levels are improving. Sammy is not drinking so much and is sleeping during the night plus enjoys a walk, bad news is he has lost even more weight now only 5.3 k .

The...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-12-2016, 04:46 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Amy, it helps knowing what you went through, it is so frustrating since we do pay Vet's high amounts to give us the best of care, I accept it is unrealistic for them to have all the answers...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-12-2016, 12:27 AM
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Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

I think I have worded myself badly, 'I don't want legal intervention' I meant I am not pursuing this legally, I do not want or need that kind of hassle. Just that I feel I need to address this with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-11-2016, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Excellent that you can view your experience so positively and that it had a good impact on your life too - well done Thank you for sharing

I am cross and thinking of challenging my Vet
1. for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By Bevm
Re: Brand New! My baby Max was Dx on Friday!

Hi Sarah
I know how you feel, that was me a few months ago, it is a shock isn't it ? I felt completely in the dark you have done well finding this site so quickly they are all great on here I don't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

it certainly is!! it is great that you have this support forum for us to learn to get the confidence from. How did it start? How did you get involved?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

I have tried reducing Sammy's insulin just by a quarter for 3 days and he started drinking much more and being awake in the night plus hungry all the time even ate acorns and conkers which made him...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-07-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Jessie's Girl it helps to hear your experience - I agree about doing checks it is the only way to know what is happening inside his body Sammy had me up at 4am so the first thing I checked...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-06-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Smile Re: Sammy's Story

The new Vet Sian says she would have started with a low quarter to a half dose of insulin and adjusted every 3-5 days until we found what was happening with Sammy's body, especially when he was so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-04-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi Amy
I am following your recommendations and giving Sammy is meal slowly in one go with his insulin and will see how that works first before changing his home cooked meals, I am following the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-03-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Amy
Sammy was on twice daily insulin of 5ml each time 10ml a day and the recommended dose for Sammy's weight is 3-6ml reduced by 25% to the lowest whole number if given twice a day. When...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-03-2016, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Jesse girl I will do that - I do double test and find a fluctuation of a few points after your message I tested the same blood sample 6 times and every time it was slightly different so I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Mmmm thank you Amy some interesting points, I will slow his meal down and try giving him the whole meal instead two halves, the complete weight of each meal is 200grammes Sammy weighs 12pounds , I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Well on Friday morning we started with a High and here we are Sunday night finishing with a High

Results are 7am 554, 8am High I gave him 2.5 ml insulin with half his meal, 9:30 196 rest of his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi Amy
It is normal for Sammy to have his meal in two halves, he has his first half at 8am he frantically woofs his food down - he would eat twice as much, but the food passes through him...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you that should have been obvious - you can tell I am sleep deprived he hee
I was thinking it was something new to me , like the Somogyi Rebound was.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-01-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

What is B/G and what are the symptoms please?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-01-2016, 04:55 PM
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Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi thank you for your replies
I wanted to do a curve today but had to work this afternoon quite a long drive so exhausted and it's nearly 1:0O a m and I do not think I can stay up testing all...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-01-2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Hi
I was away for three days last week and my brother looked after Sammy in my home and an friend who is experienced with giving animals injections came in twice a day to give Sammy his insulin 2 x...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-20-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Bevm
Re: COCOLOVE

Hi, Welcome
I am so pleased you to found this site it will make a positive difference for you, I found it last month and everyone has been so reassuring and helpful Sorry to hear you are going...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-18-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,576
Posted By Bevm
Re: Sammy's Story

Thank you Amy I will do what you advise and let you know how we get on , Sammy enjoyed a short walk today
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