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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-03-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Sasha
Re: Seven years ago

Hi, I just wanted to chime in and also say "Thanks!" Sasha was diagnosed with diabetes in 2012, and when she went into heat everything went crazy! I was able to save her life because of this page. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Smile Sasha still alive

Hi everyone,

Two years ago, our dog Sasha was diagnosed with diabetes. Then, she went into heat and her hormones went crazy. Some people might remember helping me save her. She had ketoacidosis...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-25-2012, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Sasha
Re: Remember Sasha's HBS Blues? She got spayed!

We've been doing constant curves. Here is yesterday and today, approximately. We have the alpha track too but those sticks are expensive!

10-24:

8:30 am 300 BG
8:40 55 grams of dry diabetic...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-24-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Sasha
Re: Remember Sasha's HBS Blues? She got spayed!

Hi everyone, thanks for your replies!
Sasha is doing much better, but we are still trying to regulate her insulin/blood glucose. She has been having lows and highs, but nothing as high as this...
Forum: Everything Else 10-05-2012, 10:12 PM
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Views: 2,186
Posted By Sasha
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-05-2012, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Sasha
Wink Remember Sasha's HBS Blues? She got spayed!

This summer, Sasha had her high blood sugar blues. She survived, and was spayed. Now, her blood sugar is kinda all over the place but her insulin is down to 4 units a night! My husband is trying...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-19-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Well it's been a few days. Sasha has gradually gone up to 16 units now. This vet is calling every other day to get numbers from me. How nice. She is acting good but still has ketones. The other...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Well today is seemingly better, She's acting good but i smell the acid on her breath. That bothers me, but the vet said it doesn't bother her....

On only 10 units of Humulin N today, her BG has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

News,

We went to the specialty clinic and saw the internal medicine specialist because Sasha puked and I saw ketoacidosis in the near future and I didn't want that to happen again.:eek: Her...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

How did you figure all this out? On your own, or with a vet?

thank you so much for the info about HOPE. I emailed them, hope to hear back. They are probably overwhelmed like all the other...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2012, 01:33 AM
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Views: 12,050
Posted By Sasha
Re: High Glucose - Is Getting Better....I think

Wow, that's a big improvement!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

I will definately try to find someone who specializes in diabetes. One clinic offers a 'petcare' credit card. That was the reference I made to the place who wanted me to open another credit card. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

She had her pancreas ultrasounded...no cancer detected. PROBABLY doesn't have UTI but taking amoxacillin in case. $4 a bottle, and he did see white spots in the slide he made with her urine. but no...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

He didn't seem to care about the ketones. Probably because he knows I do not want to hospitalize her. We've done that twice in the last month and now we're broke. I have a feeling some vets don't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-11-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Wednesday July 11

8 am 427 BG
8:05 ate 1/2 c wet 1/2 cup dry
8:10 1 unit Levemir
10 am 472 BG ketones high 10:05 am 1 unit Humulin R
11:30 am 351 BG
2 pm 456 BG
2:30 1 unit Humulin R
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-10-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

It's Levemir. One unit twice a day. he took a urine culture from her bladder, sent it to a lab and also did a slide. However, I won't be hearing about that for a couple of weeks because he is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

The vet is going to test her urine straight out of her bladder, to make sure she doesn't have a urinary tract infection. Then, he mentioned a different kind of insulin. Not lantus, but another...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-09-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Don't worry about it! Her BG is back in the 400's again, I've been giving her 3 units of R along with the N a little after she eats. I'm also giving her pedialyte again, although this morning I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-08-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Gonna start the pedialyte again. Her nose is dried up, she's probably dehydrated, again. She drinks pedialyte straight up. She's been drinking water for a couple days though...She sees the vet...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-08-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Well this morning it spiked up into the 500's again, but she isn't vomiting and she went on her walk happily. but now she's laying in the kitchen floor by the fridge, where her food and insulin are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-06-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Thanks everyone,
The vet has her up to 19 units of N twice a day. :eek:
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-06-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

She appears to be completely normal now! She licked me all over my face and I didn't notice 'fingernail polish remover' smell. Her BG has been between 270 and 370 today. I know she's not out of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-06-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

She's been hospitalized twice with this in the past month. I can't afford it anymore! Remember, she just got out of heat. Her BG is more stable lately, today it was 270 8am before eating, and 370...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-05-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Here we go again. Her breath smelled acidic and the ketone strip is high again. Will it ever end? Seems to be that way after she eats. Maybe her food has too many carbs?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-05-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,386
Posted By Sasha
Re: Sasha's High Blood Sugar Blues

Ya I guess the stuff they put in the pad might skew it. An hour after that, I collected her pee in a cup. I've been doing that for a few days now, some people at my apartment complex might thing I'm...
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