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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-28-2009, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

Hi Littleberry,

I'm not clear on the specifics of an LDDS (never did one with Wylie), but I think you would need an ACTH stim test at some point before treatment. I think it would be fine to wait...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-20-2009, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

It will probably take about two weeks before you get the results back - be sure to get a copy and post the results here. Good luck!!

-Susy
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-17-2009, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

I'm sorry I have been away - Wylie got sick.

To clarify, Leslie is correct, you only need the $135 test. What I was descibing was based on the information you were looking at when you first...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-15-2009, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

Wait a minute...


So, you didn't have a UCCR (Urine Cortisol Creatinine Ratio) test done? Now, I wouldn't say it's mandatory, but it is a simple (& cheap) urine test that can rule out Cushing’s...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-15-2009, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

Hi Littleberry's Mom,

This form is where you can see the $135 test that Leslie is describing - you might want to also give this to your vet along with the instructions that you have already found:...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-14-2009, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: Littleberry, diagnosis issues

Hi Littleberry,

Just curious, since we don’t have the history here, could you please tell us if your pup has had the UCCR (Urine Cortisol Creatinine Ratio) test or ACTH stim test done? If so,...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-13-2009, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Wylie's Mom
Re: caninecushings.net site is down - nice to be here

Hi Littleberry,

Just wanted to let you know - under my GP vet's suggestion, I skipped the LDDS test and went straight to the ultrasound. Every case is different - I don't know your history other...
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