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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-07-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Blood sugar 76

Wow, Natalie, hi!! I was hoping you would chime in! lol Can't believe that it has been 4 years since I was a "newbie"!
I think this surgery has really affected Sparky (now 12 1/2 y.o.) and I think I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-06-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Blood sugar 76

I have not been on this forum for nearly 2 years but we now have a problem:
Sparky had 9 teeth removed on Monday
I had him to the vet's again because he was eating. Blood sugar was 156 at vet's
He...
Forum: Everything Else 05-22-2012, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: The Worst Nightmare

Thank you so much to all my good friends at K9cushings and K9diabetes for their kind thoughts and prayers. Ariís passing was due to a tragic accident and was a terrible shock to our family.
Ariís...
Forum: Everything Else 04-30-2012, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
The Worst Nightmare

We will bury our 28 year old son tomorrow in LA. He was extremely gifted and had a wonderful future ahead. Our hearts are broken.
See Facebook pages "Carrol Magder, Ari Magder, Joshua Magder, and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-01-2012, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Carol: That's what Doc said - a little more "wiggle" room.
Shellie: Thanks for the congrats. Josh is back in Guam doing search & rescue for another 11 months and then, we hope, coming stateside....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-31-2012, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Doc said "perfect curve" but he has lowered insulin back down to 5u (from 5 1/2). I am to retest in 3 weeks.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-29-2012, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Thanks! I have missed you guys!!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-29-2012, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

We have been away for awhile I was sick, my son was flying for the Navy in Iraq and my daughter had her 2nd girl a week ago - but Sparky has been fine. I did his curve today and wonder what you...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-28-2011, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Precious Fayt has passed

Dearest Kbug,

I just finished reading your thread as I have been away for awhile from the forum. I feel as if someone just kicked me in the stomach :( I was so intent in reading all about the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-13-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,414
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Unrefrigerated Insulin

When I was a director of nursing, I asked the pharmacy consultant about this very thing. Actually, 2 pharmacists told me that opened insulin can be kept at room temperature for 28 days. Just remember...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-19-2011, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Nice to meet you Karen - and Sammie, of course!. Yes it has been a long, frightening year, especially with Sparky losing his sight. I blamed myself for not getting him regulated sooner but it is what...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-06-2011, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Hi Nataslie!
Dr. L. said the numbers were perfect but the curve was slightly off. Do you know what he meant? was it the high FBS number?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-06-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,213
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Boarding

I have the same vet tech look after my 3 "kids". Sparky is diabetic and my Chloe has Cushing's. She stays in the house (works during the day as a tech) and charges $50 a day for all 3, meds included....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2011, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Thanks, Carol. I missed you guys! What is it they say....."Good things come to those who wait." ? And it only took a YEAR! :eek:
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2011, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Thanks, Louise. It is good to be back with you guys!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-02-2011, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Patty & C.arol, I did as you advised and only raised insulin by 1/2 unit (to 51/2). sparky has been on this dose for 2 weeks with no other changes. Here is his curve from today - first one done on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-15-2011, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: BG levels dropping 1.5 hours after eating/shot

Hi!
I had that very problem with Sparky. Two hours post insulin would show a major drop. It has gone on for almost a year with us experimenting with all kinds of diets, supplements, change in...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-14-2011, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

I think going gradually is an excellent idea. And, yes, my vet is wonderful. graduated as an engineer from Cornell, worked at a high powered company making major $$$$$ and then traded it all in to go...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-14-2011, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Here is the response from my vet in response to my email to him.
You guys were right on!!:D
carrol


Beautiful! (Knock on wood) I think Sparky is affected from stress hyperglycemia
(usually a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-13-2011, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Doc is back from vacation on Thursday. Will check with him then.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-13-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 58,436
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

Hi Everyone!
We are back. Mom had a hard time for awhile but hopefully we are back on track.
Did Sparky's curve today. Here are the results:
7am - FBS- 411 (had meal & probiotics which Sparky has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2011, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Sparky - the battle of the sugar

I have not been posting for awhile due to health issues and stress - my youngest son is in Iraq right now flying Navy MEDEVAC missions. Aside from having rocket missiles fired into their base, he has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-04-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,473
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Forgot sparky's insulin

Book says high is over 750. BUT when I went to test FBS at 7pm, The Alphatrak showed code 60 so I reset meter to 6 and got the 364. Sooo, I'm not sure that "HI" reading was right. He was acting too...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-04-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,473
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Forgot sparky's insulin

Hi Patty!
Not really sure. I am not sure how high Alphatrak goes. I want to say 700 but will have to check. sparky has shown no signs of distress and ate all his dinner right up. Am still watching...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-04-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,473
Posted By Bichonluver3
Re: Forgot sparky's insulin

FBS at 7pm was 364. Am going to give meal and if he eats whole thing will give 4u.
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