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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-23-2019, 03:47 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Annieís curve was basically the same as it was a week ago, however, she has gained almost a pound during this past week. This tells me that maybe itís time to back down on her food and keep the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-23-2019, 07:53 AM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Hi Marianne,
Annie is at the vet today for another bg curve. If doc wants to increase her insulin again, Iím going to insist we do another stim test even though she had one done a couple of weeks...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-20-2019, 05:50 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Oh wowóNow iím being tracked, or rather Annie is and I want to thank you for your interest and concern. Annie had a curve done last Thursday, but I did not post the results because my sister-in-law...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-14-2019, 04:55 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

sorry, I accidentally double posted. Karen
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-14-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Question...Is Cosequin safe to give to a diabetic dog? I was giving it to her before she was diagnosed over a year ago. She doesnít seem to be having trouble now and muscle weakness was never a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-13-2019, 12:32 AM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Oh all of you here, thanks for your input. You all are on target. Judió Iím so scared to start testing Annie at home. Right now, Iím already the ďbad momĒ who attacts her with shots twice a day...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-11-2019, 11:24 PM
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Views: 180
Posted By katy1
Happy Motherís Day 2019

I just wanted to wish you all a wonderful Motherís Day. It doesnít matter who you are as a human, but if you have ever nurtured and loved another being, whether that being had 2, 4 or no feet but...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-11-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

I have a question. Does Lysodren have any effect on insulin in a dual diagnosis pup? Annie is currently on 250mg of Lysodren 2x per week and was just bumped up to 8 units of insulin 2x a day after...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-09-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Annie's curve based on 7 units of insulin. Doc has bumped it up to 8.

8:50.............438

9:46.............344

10:49...........259

11:48...........213
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-08-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Annie had a bg curve today and as a result, doc raised her insulin from 7 to 8 units 2x a day. They will do another curve next Thursday.

If anyone is interested, I Ďll be happy to post numbers....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-03-2019, 07:55 AM
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Views: 42,185
Posted By katy1
Re: Help! Need diet advice!

I just did a quick check on cornstarch and it does not contain the corn protein that Mochi is probably allergic to. You might try the Royal Canin and see what happens. If I am way off base, someone...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-30-2019, 05:17 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Help! Need diet advice!

I'm sorry I couldn't help and I wish you lots of luck. How frustrating this must be for you. Let us know if you find something.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-29-2019, 08:42 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

I have to admit, that I do not test at home. I have to rely on my vet tech for that. I’m not sure how long he will keep her on the current amount, but the weight she is at, Royal Canin recommends 1...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-29-2019, 08:21 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Help! Need diet advice!

My diabetic miniature schnauzer is on Royal Canin GLYCOBALANCE. It’s an excellent food with low fat and much better carbs plus higher in protein than the gastrointestinal diet. She is on the canned...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-28-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Annie continues to improve everyday. She will get her 33 staples out next Thursday. Our regular doc checked her out this past week to make sure that everything was on trackó which she is. Her doc...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-19-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Hi, Just a quick update on Annie. We visited her at the specialty clinic in Chicago this morning. We expected to be taken back to the ICU to see her but low and behold, they led us into an exam...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-18-2019, 07:44 PM
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Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

We ran into a major road block this week. On Sunday, Annie was as spunky and more playful then we’ve seen her in years. Then, Monday she started vomiting bile so we got her to our vet ASAP. He...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-14-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

My next question is, how tough is the post surgical careóI mean the day of the surgery or evening of.... We live 2.5 hours away from the surgeon and we will be in a motel the night of the surgery so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-14-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Well, I’m back for more advice from you wonderful folks. Annie has cataracts and she is going in for double cataract with lens replacement on May 17th.

Does anyone here have experience with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-21-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Thanks for the suggestions! If those have worked for your pups without effecting glucose they should be good enough for Annie. Blessings. Karen
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-21-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Good Morning All, Annie has finally bounced back from her dental. Iím really glad I rescheduled her groom to next week. The less stress the better right now!

Iím now faced with a new problem. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-19-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Judió-Well, itís 10:50 pm in my part of the word and Annie just finished eating less than half of her normal food. She hadnít eaten since last night and I now have your insulin dosage suggestions...
Forum: Everything Else 03-19-2019, 01:00 PM
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Views: 3,813
Posted By katy1
Re: when do you decide to get another dog?

Please ignore—double posted
Forum: Everything Else 03-19-2019, 12:45 PM
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Views: 3,813
Posted By katy1
Re: when do you decide to get another dog?

Welll, I’ve been sitting here all day waiting for a call from the vet that our little Annie can be picked up. She went in for a dental with anesthesia today and i’ve just been on ‘stand by’. I keep...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-18-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By katy1
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

Oh man Judi, you hit the nail on the head!

The goals you mentioned are mineó-I just donít want to kill my baby.
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