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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-24-2019, 08:50 AM
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Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Help Very High Glucose

She has been very difficult to regulate 4 to 6 weeks great then a week or two with crazy numbers.
The changes in insulin were made because of the vets advice, when she was eating w/d she was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-23-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Help Very High Glucose

Hi everyone, about 4 weeks ago I was traveling and Mollie refused to eat the Hills w/d, after the second time I began feeding her Wellness Adult Small dog food which is what my other pup eats i...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-04-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,190
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: New member Snowball

Yes Mollie is using more insulin than the average dog, it was a very long slow process for about 12 months, increasing insulin in 1/2 unit increments, doing a full curve (every 2 hours for a 12 hour...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-04-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,190
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: New member Snowball

My dog is a maltese/poodle mix, 10 pounds, she was diagnosed about 18 months ago. You may want to ask your vet about Hills w/d prescription food. I know that many people do not feed their dogs...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-29-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Novolin N vs Novolin 70/30

If Mollie's numbers were even close to the numbers that you are seeing I would "jump for joy" as Jesse posted.
Mollie was diagnosed 18 months ago and i have never seen numbers for her as low as...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-16-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Help Very High Glucose

Thank you both i will call the vet today.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-15-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Help Very High Glucose

Hi, Mollie is not doing well today. Her last full curve numbers were on 4/8, I missed the 2PM test
4/8/2018 429 329 297 210 329 626
Yesterday I noticed that she was drinking a great deal of water...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-27-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,313
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: New to all this....

Hi,
Other more experienced folks will have comments also, but don't be too worried about the cataracts at this point, concentrate on treating the disease. Some dogs will lose their vision but...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-04-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,408
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: NPH prescription

In AZ we do not need a prescription for Novolin or Humulin, not sure about MI. Many of the folks on this forum use Novolin and it is available at Walmart for $25.00 for a vial, syringes are also...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-03-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Mollie's Curves

I followed the advice of the vet and kept Mollie on Humulin for 1 month at 6 units 2X a day, there was no difference in the numbers between Novolin and Humulin. The vet advised me to keep her on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-26-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

I followed the advice of the vet and kept Mollie on Humulin for 1 month at 6 units 2X a day, there was no difference in the numbers between Novolin and Humulin. The vet advised me to keep her on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-18-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By KathyLindly
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-02-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

I know I was so hopeful that we were on the right track after that curve and one week later back to hi 650 and low 0f 376 and since that time all over the place, very much like the ones that ZI...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-02-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

Hi,
The vet has recommended that I go back to using Humulin for Mollie, these were her numbers in June before switching to Novolin N, the absolute best that she has ever had.
We have gone up to 6...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-31-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 84,157
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Lily - My English Setter

Thanks for posting this, great information
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-13-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

Mollie had a complete work up, there is no underlying condition, no infection, pancreatitis, cushings, complete blood panel with nothing out of the acceptable range. The vet indicated that she...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-29-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

Thank you everone for your responses.. saw the vet today and we are scheduled for some tests on Tuesday to check for any underlying medical issues. The curve yesterday was not good
6 am 496
8 am ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-29-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,697
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: I can't afford insulin for my dog anymore :(

You might check with your vet or local humane society, my vet has a fund set up for clients who are unable to afford pet care. They take donations and do a major fund raiser once a year. Also...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-27-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

I have checked the meter several times using the test solution and then took it to the vet during the last visit and the numbers were about 20 points different. Using the AlphaTrack2 to test.

Any...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-27-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

The vet raised the insulin to 5 units no UTI or ketones then on 9/7 she was lethargic, drinking and urinating excessively
She is down to 9.5 pounds from 13, eating 1/2 can Hills w/d, 1/4 cup of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-15-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,335
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: New to this site. Jasmine needs HELP...

Mollie was diagnosed in April so I am definitely not an expert but it has been a ups and downs since her diagnosis. Another trip to the vet yesterday, there have been no changes to her diet or...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-15-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,142
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Mollie's Story

I can't believe that it has been more than a month since I posted her results, after two weeks at 3.5 the vet raised her dose back to 4 units
Mollie's numbers have been very inconsistent, she has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-15-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,658
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Help needed please, we are so distressed

I am very new to the forum, Mollie was diagnosed in April and is still not stabilized. She weighed 13 pounds the day that she was diagnosed and her glucose was >700, with ketones in her urine and a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-06-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: What you use to shave ears?

I am using an Oster battery operated small trimmer marketed specifically for trimming paws, faces, etc. Very small and quiet the blade is fixed not changeable or replaceable, I wanted to try one...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-03-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,714
Posted By KathyLindly
Re: Humilin N vs Novalon N & Reli On (WalMart)

Sorry I added an extra ZERO to that number, it was 10 ml not 100 and we used less than 3 ml in in the first month. I was told that they sell 3 ml vials at Walgreens but when I arrived all they had...
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