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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-26-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Doing a curve today. All her numbers are in the 500s. I plan on raising after today if her curve was high. Thank you!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-26-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

The vet saw her on Thursday (4/23), checked for bacteria, and gave us the antibiotic. We are watching it carefully and will move to oral antibiotic if this does not work. They are very conservative...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-25-2015, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

I am struggling with our vet in this area, Natalie. Not sure if staying where we are is the best thing for her or if we need to see someone else. I appreciate their caution but struggle with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-25-2015, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Update on Pepper. She is coming up on 5 months! We have seen the vet this week and she is weighing in at a wapping 12 lbs 4 oz!!! Celebrating this weight gain victory as we have struggled with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Oh yes, amydunn19! We are only increasing after 7 days and with closely monitoring her blood sugar. Thank you!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2015, 02:36 AM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: new with Alphatrak code question

As I am learning about my fur baby's diabetes this is very overwhelming! :confused: Back to the books for me!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Which insulin do you use?

Vetsulin for Pepper
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Pepper is making great progress. She still struggles with eating, having a week of success followed by a week of tricking her into eating. Her blood sugar is running on the high end and we are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-14-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Oh my goodness!!! I took your advice and it has worked WONDERS!!!!!! I have changed Pepper's feeding time to 9:30 am and 9:30 pm and she is eating all her food in one sitting and is gaining...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-09-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

The remainder of our day went as follows...

4pm 574
6pm 368
8pm 413
8:30 Fed 1 1/4 cup food (which she ate about 1/2 of her food)
9:30 3 units of insulin

I have several more questions but...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-09-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Doing a curve today with Pepper. How quickly does insulin change her blood sugar levels? Maybe that is not a fair question. Her fasting blood sugar was 365 and has climbed steadily all day. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-08-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

That was the thing that stood out to me the most with Hero's story. I was able to see a potential end to the struggle of regulating blood sugar and food issues and what prompted me to post a reply...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Thank you, Natalie! I truly have been encouraged by your comments. We have found that our vet is very open to listening to us but we are still getting to know them and them us. I will continue to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

I have been checking Pepper's blood sugar myself and was advised to check it only once a week. At one point I was checking it daily and was told that was too often. She has never had a curve done...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

Pepper was spayed two weeks before we found out she had diabetes. The vet tested her blood sugar for the first two weeks but I have been doing it since. I started taking it daily and was told that...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

It is believed that Pepper was found as one of two abandoned puppies of a stray. We know very little about her but believe her birthday is the end of November 2014. Our family adopted Ms. Pepper...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Lieder2
Understanding Pepper's Juvenile Diabetes

I wanted to thank you for sharing your journey with Hero. There is so little out there on Juvenile Diabetes. We adopted a 2 1/2 month old puppy we named Pepper, 6 weeks ago and after having her...
Forum: Diabetes and Regulation in General 03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Lieder2
Re: Hero - Juvenile diabetic now thriving at 2 years old

I wanted to thank you for sharing your journey with Hero. There is so little out there on Juvenile Diabetes. We adopted a 2 1/2 month old puppy we named Pepper, 6 weeks ago and after having her...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,246
Posted By Lieder2
Re: Hero - Juvenile diabetic now thriving at 2 years old

I wanted to thank you for sharing your journey with Hero. There is so little out there on Juvenile Diabetes. We adopted a 2 1/2 month old puppy we named Pepper, 6 weeks ago and after having her...
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