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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-09-2011, 04:41 AM
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Posted By crazydayz
Re: Kai has gone to the Rainbow Bridge today

Thank you all. It is so hard no matter how much you know it was the right choice. I miss my little (big) man. Taking care of him for all this time and now nothing. I swear I see him laying there when...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-08-2011, 11:49 AM
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Posted By crazydayz
Re: Extremely low blood sugar and now high

Our sweet Kai has gone to the Rainbow Bridge today. 2 years ago we were told he had diabetes and within 2 months he lost his eyesight. He put up with a lot and was such a sweet dog to our whole...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2011, 09:25 AM
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Posted By crazydayz
Extremely low blood sugar and now high

We went out of town this weekend for the 4th and my mom came to take care of my Kai. He is very afraid of fireworks. She said while I was gone he seemed depressed and was not eating well. She told me...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-22-2009, 05:52 PM
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Views: 233,718
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Your dog's diet, insulin, and meter used

Dog's name: Kai
Breed: Weimaraner
Dog's weight: 85lbs
Diet: Taste of The Wild Dry & Spoon of Merrick or Evo Can
Insulin: Humulin N
Number of units per injection and injections per day: 33U 2x a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-22-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 107
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Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

We will be starting the NPH Monday!! I have enough Vetsulin to finish the weekend. I also brought my One Touch Ultra in and I am about 45 off from theirs. Not too bad but now I know at least. I was...
Forum: Insulin 08-18-2009, 09:13 AM
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Views: 23,033
Posted By crazydayz
Re: insulin cost comparison

Have 800-petmeds match the price of Allivet.com $27.99 they did it for me. :)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-18-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

What a crazy day of a curve me yesterday. Things seemed pretty OK, then jumped way down and then 2 hours later sky rocketed! Evening was 64, 2 hours later 258, 2 hours later preshot/dinner 321!
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-17-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
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Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

You know how it happened? I took it into my own hands and started testing and adjusted him myself. The old vet said see ya in a year! :rolleyes:

I do like the new vet but we have not had to visit...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-17-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Well I just did another reading and his 8 hour was only 64. He really has not done much today either. Not that he seems like anything is wrong though. I might try 26 2x day and in a week do another...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-17-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Well its been a couple months now and Kai is doing so much better! He did pretty much lose his eyesight completely but he manages pretty well. I moved him to 27U (BID)of the Vetsulin about a little...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-18-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

You all rock! Thank you so much. I know its an adjustment for us all. I just hate seeing him bump stuff all the time. I have been on my kids about cleaning up and not moving stuff around lately so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-17-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Thanks! However Kai does have cataracts bad. Like you I wonder if a more aggressive treatment would have helped that. He has gone almost totally blind in less than a month. The vet says he could have...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-16-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Help on less gassy food!

Ok the Taste Of The Wild does pretty good with him. However the vet today said make sure of high fiber. How do I knwo whats high fiber? I see high protein low carb but not fiber.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-16-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Oh and I forgot to mention he was up too 88lbs!!! Thats about where he was before all this started. He is liking that new food. :p
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-16-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Kai woke up looking much better but as the morning went it started looking bad again. I decided to cancel the appt with the old vet and this was a perfect time to see the new vet. I LOVE the new...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Ahhh, good I hope thats all it is. Well I hope its nothing really but especially nothing too painful or much for him. He must be stressed or in pain because his numbers are little higher today.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Not the best pic since it does not look as red and yucky but you can see something covering. Actually the right eye (facing in this pic) is not as red and he opens it more. The left which you can...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Thank you all. I am not sure what it might be but reading on Cherry Eye the pictures sort of look like that. Its like there is skin starting to cover the eyeball. Would an ulcer do that? My poor baby...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

I just called the vet and will go in first thing in the morning. She thinks maybe ulcers.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-15-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Soething is wrong with Kai's eyes! His eyes went pretty bad a few weeks ago. Slowly bumping into things but nothing too bad yet that I know of. Anyhow this morning he woke up and they are almost...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

So this morning his before meal/shot was 312 and then after meal/shot 154. So that looks much better.

My vet did say I was free to up or down 2u of the vetsulin depending on his eating. I might...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Thanks and I am so glad I did too. I need to go pick up some Vetsulin today so maybe I will bring him and ask for a blood test. I wanted to weigh him there as well. I am about the change vets but...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Treament and testing question

Ok I bought the OneTouch Ultra 2 today. Thats all they had so I hope that was ok too.

His number was 317 couple hours before dinner and shot. I will test again right before dinner/shot and right...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Help on less gassy food!

:D:D

Well I picked up a small bag of Taste of the Wild today to see if that will help.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-13-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,216
Posted By crazydayz
Re: Help on less gassy food!

Oh yes he does that all the time. Or he will get up and leave he smells so bad! LOL :p
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