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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-15-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Judi
Re: Newly diagnosed, concerned about diet

hopefully you guys will be able to get into a routine. The being home every 12 hours was hard for us but my mother in law pinch hit when we needed her to

I was obsessing over everything in the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-15-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By Judi
Re: schnauzer having potty accidents

a glucose curve will just show that his sugar is high

did they rule out cushings? Most vets jump to cushings too soon but the pot belly, drinking, need for more insulin are definitely some of the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-14-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Judi
Re: Fango - weíre panicking!

This is totally manageable. The fact that they got him down to 350 is excellent. Donít worry about Cushing right now. Letís judt focus on his diabetes. Walmart sells NOH insulin for $25 per bottle....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Judi
Re: Recently Diagnosed but not eating on schedule

ask your vet about an antacid. some dogs have acidy stomachs in the morning
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,732
Posted By Judi
Re: Coco poor appetite low energy recurrent UTI

it is scary. poor Coco

my husband was watching an old episode of the office where the crazy lady was giving a guy instructions on what to do for her cat. This medicine, that medicine, wait 30...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By Judi
Re: Emergency corn syrup solution

I remember Patty just giving sugar water when she accidentally got Allie too low. My Jenny loved corn syrup so she would just lick it off my fingers
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,732
Posted By Judi
Re: Coco poor appetite low energy recurrent UTI

Iím glad her levels are coming down. That is so painful for them. My vet let me keep some meds on hand after Jenny had a bout of it
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-06-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Judi
Re: Newly diagnosed diabetic dog

how much does she weigh? You want to keep an eye on her in case they've gone too high on the insulin by doubling the dose.

My 8 pound poodle was started at 2 units twice a day and we gradually...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-02-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Judi
Re: Newly diagnosed Boston Terrier - thanks for this site!

it seems like the higher the blood sugar the more the human meters might be off. My One Touch Ultra measured a little low so I just went with it.

Infections can cause higher blood sugar so I think...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-31-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 22,935
Posted By Judi
Re: Cooper - Three years diabetic April 2015

Aw RIP sweet Cooper. Iím sorry your momís health is failing. Judi
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-31-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 771
Posted By Judi
Re: Up date on Sugar

I would just have a serious talk with your vet about the cost etc. My vet didn't want to rely on me testing either. He thought his environment was more controlled, etc. etc.

Once I promised not to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-29-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,091
Posted By Judi
Re: Suzie Is On 14th day Lantus Trial:Seeking Protocol

do a search for Sissy's thread. I think she was on levemir which is similar to lantus?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-28-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By Judi
Re: Humilin N vs Novalon N & Reli On (WalMart)

hi: it is a whole new world..

Here is a link to Spirit's thread http://www.k9diabetes.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6869&highlight=newfoundland

he was a newfoundland, similar in size to your girl....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-21-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Judi
Re: Very High AM fasted levels

some dogs do need a higher dose of insulin for evening due to less activity while sleeping.

It would give you peace of mind to stay up all night and do an overnight curve. :)

but you may want...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-20-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By Judi
Re: Pressing Question: Dog is registering High!

some people give a tiny bit of Novolin R right now to get him through to his next dose of N

keep testing though in case you overshoot
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-18-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By Judi
Re: trying to control this

Purina OM is another food that my dog's eye doctor likes for diabetic dogs. Might be worth a try
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-14-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,145
Posted By Judi
Re: numbers are all weird...

with that low I wouldn't increase his insulin. 300 really isn't THAT high and you don't know if he isn't going low at other times until you do a curve.

I know it's hard to be patient but I would...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-14-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,145
Posted By Judi
Re: numbers are all weird...

Hi Lina: have you done a 12 hour curve recently? It is pretty unusual to have a steady range all the time for a dog. You've maybe been really lucky until now

activity, infections, change in how...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-14-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 771
Posted By Judi
Re: Regarding my dog sugar

Hi: my dog Jenny had both cushings and diabetes. Like some of the others have said, we've had a lot of dogs around here who were incorrectly diagnosed with cushings. It isn't a conclusive test.

I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By Judi
Re: Winnie

you need to wait at least 5 days to a week for her body to adjust, then do a curve and see how it is and where her lowest number is. hang in there
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,145
Posted By Judi
Re: Need some advice for a super high number

does he have any type of infection? ear infection, etc? that can raise blood sugar

he also may have gotten into something behind your back

like the others have said, give it a little time and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-03-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By Judi
Re: Lack of appetite or Ravenously Hungry Problem

there have been several dogs on this forum who don't want to eat in the morning. sometimes it is a doggy version of some type of acid in the tummy and some type of antacid helps.

I'm with...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-02-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,840
Posted By Judi
Re: Sidney - Cushing's Dependent Diabetic

Iím so sorry Sidney is still struggling. We went through the fishingís to addisonian also. Honestly it was almost a relief for me. My girl was on prednisone for awhile. My vet got me liquid...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-02-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,166
Posted By Judi
Re: Please help, new to Canine Diabetes

Congratulations! I hadnít remembered you had recently lost a dog. Iím so sorry but this gal hit the jackpot when she got you! Whatís relief and what a great rescue to take on a dog with multiple...
Forum: Everything Else 11-26-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Judi
Re: I lost by sweet Sugar Nov. 24, 2017

I am so sorry. Give Hank an extra hug from me too. Sugar must not have been in pain until the last day so that is a blessing. Xo. Judi
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