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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-13-2020, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Judi
Re: Happy new year everyone!

Happy New Year! xo
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2020, 08:46 AM
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Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

to be honest. Once I had Jenny fairly regulated and wasn't as worried about her going scary low, I didn't do too many curves. I would test her sugar before I fed her and gave her her shot. It got to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

we used nph from walmart because of the cost. most people around here use that.

in US terms my dog weighed 7 lbs. We started at 1 unit twice a day. Did a curve every week to 10 days. It. Took....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-07-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

Good news on the adrenal glands. My Jenny's adrenals were very irregular. My vets did say that cushings is misdiagnosed often and the medicine really only treats the symptoms. So if Daisy isn't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-06-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

My specialist wanted the ultrasound to see the adrenal glands. As my dog's cortisol went too low, the insulin needs went low. Because Jenny's cortisol went so incredibly low we were able to do the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-05-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

my Jenny died a few years ago. I stick around the boards to try to help with cushings/diabetes and keep up with some of the people who helped us.

We only saw the specialist the one time. He was in...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-04-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,987
Posted By Judi
Re: Who took their dog to a specialist? Advice?

Hi: My dog had cushings and diabetes and I resisted taking her to a specialist for a long time. Once I finally did I wished I had done it sooner. So I think this is a smart move.

My primary vet...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-18-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By Judi
Re: Taste of the Wild linked to heart disease & Alphatrak issues

I originally searched and searched for a "better" food when my Jenny was first diagnosed and my vet asked why I was searching so hard when what he was recommending worked. I took a step back and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,918
Posted By Judi
Re: Introducing Luna

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad the kids got to tell her goodbye and definitely hope she is pain free and chasing bunnies up in heaven
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-13-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,918
Posted By Judi
Re: Introducing Luna

I think people have had some luck with milk thistle
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-11-2019, 12:10 PM
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Views: 16,892
Posted By Judi
Re: Questions about Yuki

my dog had Cushings and we were able to regulate her diabetes with Novolin so I think it is worth a shot
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-26-2019, 10:04 AM
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Views: 47,781
Posted By Judi
Re: Jesse girl

Happy Birthday Jesse! xoxo
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-10-2019, 01:30 PM
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Views: 9,966
Posted By Judi
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-05-2019, 06:54 AM
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Views: 16,892
Posted By Judi
Re: Blood Sugar Finally Regulated. Yukon always sleeping

congratulations on the blood sugar! As my Jenny got older she slept more. Once her cushings was regulated though the voracious appetite went away.
Have you checked that lately?

Honestly, for the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-03-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By Judi
Re: Here we go again!!!!!!!!

ha! I remember when vet #3 didn't want to use my curve info because it came from Jenny's lip which might be dirty. By the end he'd just say "you've got the diabetes thing handled right?" LOL

You...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-03-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By Judi
Re: Here we go again!!!!!!!!

well Andie is lucky to have you! I hope she continues to have a great life and starts eating her breakfast!!!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By Judi
Re: Help for Romeo

A vet who will work with you is huge. Hope things continue to get better for Romeo
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By Judi
Re: Help for Romeo

❤️❤️❤️. Thatís great!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-23-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,716
Posted By Judi
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

I agree. Cut back on the food. Cushing makes them hungry. Itís hard
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-23-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,716
Posted By Judi
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

I don't remember the details but I know for smaller dogs they are sometimes able to just do the first part of the ACTH test vs. the whole thing to possibly get an idea and save some money

With my...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Judi
Re: Supersweet Ruby - 7 years with Diabetes

That is an awesome achievement. Ruby will continue to be a diabetes ambassador for every newly diagnosed dog whoís owner thinks it is a death sentence. RIP Ruby. ❤️❤️❤️
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By Judi
Re: Help for Romeo

Great news!!!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-13-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,716
Posted By Judi
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

I just think Annie is so cute! We are in Detroit Lakes. My husband tries to get up to Lake of the Woods a few times a year for walleye. crazy state.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,716
Posted By Judi
Re: Annie: Diabetic with new Cushings diagnosis

You have definitely been dealing with a lot of issues. I didnít test blood sugar at home for a long time. One December Jennyís ACTH came back perfect. She was on lysodren. So we kept the lysodren...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-04-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,428
Posted By Judi
Re: Newly Diagnosed and Confused

I'm so happy to see this! Hang in there. I had to remind myself more than once that nobody wins a prize because their dog is on less insulin. She needs what she needs and not having to home cook...
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