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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

When jesse ran high blood sugar at night I saw this . I would test sugar at this time to see . I guess it could also be low sugar or big swings . Yes you do not want to see DKA . Pancreatitis is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Big Drops in Blood sugar

Well maybe take a break from walking . This weekend would be a good time and see if numbers stay elevated with little movement or you see a curve and movement in the numbers similar to the walk or...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2020, 07:26 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Big Drops in Blood sugar

Did you ever experiment not giving the walk for a day or 2 and see what blood sugar did for the day ? You may actually need to probably do a week to give the body a chance to adapt

I have been...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-15-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,192
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Cataract surgery? Romeo update

fingers and paws crossed for a positive outcome . keep us posted
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-15-2020, 08:04 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newly diagnosed, wondering about food

Hi and welcome .

Deb gave some great advice . Food normally has to be balanced and that includes carbs so insulin has some immediate sugar to work with as deb suggested without it you get big...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-13-2020, 02:45 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Dosage and Urination for Schnauzer??

I agree with raysaint . Without knowing your dogs blood sugar its just a guessing game . Raising insulin on symptoms can be dangerous . The extra urination could easily be a urinary track infection...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-09-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,861
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

There has been a few times when Jesse lost her appetite . I would adjust her dose accordingly . I have been giving her insulin without food for one dose for almost 10 years so I have no problem doing...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-08-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Any ProZinc users?

Hi an welcome . You probably wont find any prozinc users on the forum . I have been here for ten years and dont remember any members using it . I think it was generally used for cats and thats why...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-31-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Please help me regulate her sugar??

i remember early in this journey there was a member that said blood sugar spiked off protein and it was not long after eating . I thought that was impossible . Protein doesn't digest that fast . Its...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-30-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,192
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Cataract surgery? Romeo update

Jesse was fortunate to have kept her sight so we dont have any direct knowledge of the surgery but being on the forum for almost 10 years I have seen results of dogs having the surgery and it pretty...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-22-2020, 07:50 AM
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Views: 54,070
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Should I reduce his amount of insulin?

determining if the walk is accelerating the drop in sugar and if confirmed you may have to address that . you could try to reduce the dose but remember you need a week to settle . you should hold the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-21-2020, 09:18 AM
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Views: 54,070
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Should I reduce his amount of insulin?

The walk may have accelerated the drop . exercise will do that

mochi may need a sugar boost before the walk . I use to give jesse a spoonful of honey before her walk

food doesnt turn to sugar...
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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Posted By jesse girl
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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
Posted By jesse girl
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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

https://www.tasteofthewildpetfood.com/taste-of-the-wild/ancient-grains/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAgebwBRDnARIsAE3eZjTn7H2WnWvwI-71oVeib9FdmDmDPLzpQTLxXVOLZuYpzzm60a4i8CwaAhoGEALw_wcB

i have not tried this...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
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
Replies: 1
Views: 282
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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
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
Replies: 89
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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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
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
Replies: 89
Views: 3,121
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
Replies: 12
Views: 868
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
Replies: 15
Views: 768
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...
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