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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2020, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Lchow022
Re: Best BG meter

Hi!

I've been using the alpha trek 2 blood glucose meter for the past 3-4 years now. It works great although the strips are very pricey here in Canada. Majority of the vets here uses the same...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-22-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Urine test and confusion

Thank you! I hope its nothing too. Its just worrisome how high it is. So I spoke with the vet that was going to do mochis dental work and he suggested to do another urinalysis plus a creatine...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-20-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Urine test and confusion

No..he didn't mention anything about a kidney infection.
There was one number in the kidney section (I dont remember which one) that was just slightly above normal. Then my vet told me to do a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-19-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Lchow022
Urine test and confusion

Hi everyone,

Mochi had a blood test and urine test done. His blood test showed that there was a couple things that went up slightly like his liver enzymes and a kidney number. But it went up...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Big Drops in Blood sugar

Thank you for helping me out!

I'll try and do the comparisons this weekend. It's hard for me to check curves until the weekend because I work 9-6 everyday :(.

I'm only able to take his numbers...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-19-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Big Drops in Blood sugar

Hi,

I had concerns for mochi's blood sugar drops last month and it seemed to still be happening. It seems like it's happening more and more now that I've been checking more frequently. It also...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-23-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Should I reduce his amount of insulin?

I just found out my dad has been giving mochi a slight less of a dose...he was giving around 4.75 units when I've been giving him 5units...
I checked his blood sugar yesterday when I came home from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-21-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Should I reduce his amount of insulin?

Should I not reduce the insulin yet and just do the testings first to see if the walk is whats causing the crazy drop?

I know he does drop quite a bit every time we go for walks. So whenever...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-20-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Should I reduce his amount of insulin?

Mochi has been receiving around 5 units of insulin during December. His blood sugar seemed to have been getting better and stayed pretty well throughout the day.
However I'm not sure if he's...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Lchow022
Happy new year everyone!

I just want to say happy new year to all of you and your babies!

I am so grateful to have each and everyone one of you that has responded to me through out Mochi's bumps and hiccups. So many of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-19-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Taste of the Wild linked to heart disease & Alphatrak issues

Hi Judi!

I just keep hearing that grain free food is causing heart disease and it's not good to keep them on it for long term..I'm just really worried because of that.

I want to start making...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-19-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

Thank you Jesse and ray saint. If there wasn't this k9 diabetes site forum I would've gone crazy by now.

Mochi's having another crazy episode today of high blood sugar and drinking a lot of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Taste of the Wild linked to heart disease & Alphatrak issues

My vet somehow says the same thing about how so many dogs have issues when put on raw and home made diets and noticed that a lot more dogs that are just on kibbles have better blood work results.
...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Taste of the Wild linked to heart disease & Alphatrak issues

Mochi has been on the rayne clinical kangaroo grain free low fat diet for over a year now and I've been searching for a different low fat food that has no corn starch, corn, barley, soy, tomato, duck...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

Thank you for letting me know Jesse girl. I feel like the past 4 years has driven me to a bit of anxiety and depression. Mochi's blood sugar today seems better than yesterday. I'll try and take...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

I dont think it is a rebound anymore after checking his fasting number. I hope it's my dad administering his insulin poorly yesterday. Or he ate something my baby niece dropped or it might be from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

I hope it's my dad administering his insulin poorly yesterday. Or he ate something my baby niece dropped or it might be from the new glucosamine.
I have no idea...but his fasting number this...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-11-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

I just checked his blood sugar again 1 1/2 hour after his walk and drop and it's still at 24 (430mg)...

So does that mean it is not a rebound affect?

I'm so lost...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-11-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Help!! Really really high blood sugar!!!

Mochi's blood sugar seemed like it was getting better since we raised the dose of insulin to 4.75 instead of 4.5. I'm not sure if he is having a rebound affect or if its the new supplement hes...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-11-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,078
Posted By Lchow022
Re: Alphatrak test strips? where do you buy them?

In canada they are selling them for 100$ Canadian..so its 2$ a piece. I don't think you can get them anywhere cheaper than on ebay and on amazon in the states...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Can these bumps happen with anything? Even when the dogs totally fine?
Mochi's going on his 4th year being a diabetic and I still feel so clueless when things like this happen.
So far his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

My jet lag has been so bad...I ended up not being able.to take the numbers after the first fasting number until the midday number...

It's still quite high...I raised his dose of insulin only by...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Thank you so much...I'll have to do a full day curve to see.

I think he's been higher throughout the day than lower..
But the past few weeks he's been having ups and downs every 2 hours. It...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Would you increase the dose of insulin even if it goes back to a normal range number by the end of the day?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 60,247
Posted By Lchow022
When should I increase his insulin?

Mochi's blood sugar hasn't been stable this month. His highs are always around 460 and his lowest would be around 170.
But he's been on the higher side this month..
I remember my vet telling me...
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