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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2010, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Insulin dose is now 7 1/2 now.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2010, 04:35 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Star

Hi Pat and Star!

nothing really to add, just wanted to say hello to you both.
Apollo and I are about in the same place. Changing insulin and hard to test:) We have been using pee strips:) ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2010, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Just an update and a question please.

Apollo has made the insulin switch. Overall he seems to be doing fine.
We have had, for the past week, an incident everyday where he will spit up one of his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-05-2010, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Thanks Carol!
Last night a neighbor was setting off fireworks, we had to blast the TV but Apollo was still shaking.
Today is a good day. He is presently chasing Atlas for a ball! I love to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-03-2010, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi!

Just an update on Apollo.

He is currently doing well and the insulin switch has not had any adverse reactions.

His dosage is up to 6.5 - I believe in a few days we will do another...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-20-2010, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Thank you for your response Patty! I can't tell you how many times this site has helped us!!!!!

I gave Apollo 4 full units and will increase from there again tomorrow. He is scheduled for a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-20-2010, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi!

Well we started the switch from Vetsulin on Sunday. He is now on Novollin.

His Vetsulin dose was 7 units 2x's a day.
the vet has him on Novolin 3 units 2 x's a day.

His numbers have...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-27-2010, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Good morning!
Joan - thank you the information about getting the insulin from Canada. It looks like the supply they have will have expiration dates that only go up to October .... and for helping...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-25-2010, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Thanks Lynne!

I have been reading and getting the gist of things.... I have to admit I was also reading to see if someone had a secret stash or a genie in a Vetsulin bottle :)

I don't mind...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-25-2010, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi, and thanks!

Apollo is on Gemfibrozil. I have to cut the pills into four pieces :)
It is actually a med people use:) I get it at Wal Mart and they accept the pet discount card:) I am...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-25-2010, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi everyone!

Our computer got switched and all my links and favorite information was locked up in that little 'black box'. I went digging for passwords ....I'm Back! lol

Anyhow,...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-30-2009, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Your comments about the cranberry juice really make sense to me, I don't know why the UT vet said to go ahead and use it. I am not going to risk it. He wasn't too willing to drink it anyhow:) --...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-30-2009, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Vetsulin and Food

Hi - thanks for the chuckle!
hummm now I have ideas for lunch!
no real help here however...
I happy to say Apollo will still usually eat for us.
He gets W/D dry and canned.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-30-2009, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Good morning all!
man I am tired
.... Apollo is having a good morning and we are having fun bending over to make sure the flow goes:)
He started the triglyceride meds this morning... it is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-29-2009, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Kathy:

what ph # do you strive for,
how do you measeure and
what do you do to reach it?

They asked us to take Apollo off the potassium citrate... here we thought it was a good thing.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-29-2009, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi!
Well we made the trip to UT and found out lots of things about Apollo, along with waiting for some test results to come back. All in all the UT experience was very well worth the time and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2009, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Natalie you must be a mind reader!
I was just going to propose the ? of which to do first:)
girl - you're good!

Apollo is doing ok right now - actually he has been playful....
he just loves...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-17-2009, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi

We have an appt at Univ TN on July 27th.
Going over to PU records just in case we get a call to come for an earlier appt.
I'll keep you posted.

thanks
Debbie & Apollo
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Natalie thanks for the insight -- there are SO many things to consider.
Apollo had a rough afternoon & evening - he did throw up around 2:30 PM yesterday and then he had no interest in any food. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2009, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Today we took both of the dogs for grooming.
Our grommers great and is very sensitive about Apollo - so Apollo goes in while I wait and the groomer brings him right back to me -- our grommer is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Back from the vet -- after another bill -- but who's counting:)

We are doing a blood workup that will be back tomorrow - at the vet his glucose was 151 --at 2:30 PM - not too bad for Apollo -- I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

I'm beginning to feel like a juggler!

Apollo has had the 'IV' treatment twice.
This was at the very beginning of our journey. pancreatitis then diabetes.

I have called and we'll be at the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Good morning. Apollo seems to be wanting to throw up again. (so far he has not and I've kept him away from the grass:)
We have been giving him the pepcid. His appetite is good.

A thought --...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2009, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Hi everyone
Got to the vet. Looks like Apollo may have intermitten Pancreatitis.
For now we are just using Pepcid AC and I am going to add any 'episodes' to his journal.
I only give him 1/2...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-10-2009, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Debbie & Apollo
Re: Apollo

Good morning - it's been awhile since we posted... Apollo had been doing very well... not too sure what's goin on now. About every 3 or 4 days he is throwing up his breakfast... about an hour after...
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