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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 07:15 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Their can be no rhyme or reason . You must remember we are replacing a fine tuned natural process that works on a demand function . If the body needs insulin it produces it the same for sugar . What...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 04:17 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

They haven't made a test strip to tell us where the sugar came from . Wish they could so all we can do is speculate

As long as your testing blood sugar a little bump should be ok . What I look...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2019, 08:39 AM
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2019, 04:04 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

What I do if she is above 250 at fasting I will give her a half unit more . If below that I will keep it at a normal dose . !20 and below I will give hew a half unit less

I dont see a problem if...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2019, 02:33 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: When should I increase his insulin?

Normally you should do a curve to determine dose adjustments but i do adjust jesses dose depending on fasting but not by much .
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2019, 05:55 PM
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Views: 15,370
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

Well you could start at a normal starting dose which would be 5.5 units . If after 5 days or up to a week if high( 400s and 500s ) you could probably bump it up to 10 units and do a curve every week...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2019, 03:28 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

I have heard of people giving very high doses and they say its ok because the body gets rid of what it needs but I dont know exactly what that is . You maybe able to search on the forum to get an Idea
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2019, 03:25 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about my boy Mochi

Walks and exercise can drop blood sugar and it can be substantial and that may have caused the drop to 195

Sometimes we just have to live in the parameters given . Jesse is not the same dog at 15...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-16-2019, 01:38 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Introducing Luna

Luna passed in loving arms and no pain . A true blessing and all we can ask for .

She will be missed
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-14-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Thats a substantial drop but not an off the cliff type of curve

You do know insulin is working just not good balance

I think it would be worth a try with NPH . If you continue to see high...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-14-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Big swings in blood sugar can be to much insulin or balance between food and insulin can be a problem . Other factors like EPI , cushings and other challenges can have an affect

A change in...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-13-2019, 07:42 PM
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Views: 6,199
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Introducing Luna

I was thinking of the same thing judi and have been giving jesse Milk thistle for about a year with a vast improvement in her stools
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-13-2019, 12:17 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Introducing Luna

I think there are supplements and foods that can help with liver enzymes

It maybe up to you to experiment with other possibilities outside of the professionals . Thats what I had to do with jesse...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-09-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,370
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

You can get 31 or 30 gauge needles which is pretty thin

Get the 30 unit with half unit markings . I dont think there will be any additional discomfort .

I think the actual amount of insulin...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-09-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,370
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

Yes a change with insulin may give you 2 a reset . The transition to NPH ( which is the next logical choice ) usually ends up the same amount of units as vetsulin but use a different type of syringe ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-04-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 47,779
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about my boy Mochi

If they could only talk

I wonder if the paw is the problem

Its odd that running gets the leg working . It doesnt sound like pain because you have not talked about that with whimpering and a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-30-2019, 04:28 PM
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Views: 6,199
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Introducing Luna

Me and jesse met a a dog on our travels that had a similar situation . Vet said it was time to let go but they turned to chiropractic care and water exercises and Molly came back to normal

I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-27-2019, 02:49 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Jesse girl

Thanks Judi we appreciate your happy go lucky personality
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-24-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help! Sugars will not go down (newly diagnosed)

It does appear your dog is running high but I would warn you if you dont do complete curves to determine dose adjustments that can be problematic

My jesse in the beginning could test 500 before...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-24-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Help! Sugars will not go down (newly diagnosed)

do you have any recent curves you can post
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-20-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,370
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Questions about Yuki

My jesse has lost some strength in her hind area as she gets older and now 15

I see yuki is 14 and you may expect some loss of strength at this age

I have not done anything with jesse except...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 46,008
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Jesse girl

thanks raysaint

What it comes down to is being an expert of your dogs diabetes and know you can do this . Believe in yourself and you will find your path
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 46,008
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Jesse girl

Thanks daisy

jesse appreciates all the well wishes
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2019, 10:44 AM
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Views: 46,008
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Jesse girl

Thanks Sandy

You do what works and you cant be timid to try when what you are doing is completely not working

Another thing I do want to add jesses epilepsy has not returned in almost 4...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 47,779
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Blood sugar a little off

Its possible . Jesse has actually needed a tad more insulin and her numbers are actually a bit more stable which allowed the larger dose

Pain can have such an affect on cortisol levels which...
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