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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-26-2016, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Magoo's Mom
Unhappy Magoo is gone... October 6, 2016

I am so sad to report that Mr. Magoo went to the Rainbow Bridge on Oct. 6th. He had stopped eating and after an ultrasound and discussion with a specialist and our great vet, we decided that he was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-18-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Questions about my Maggie Girl

So sorry to hear about Maggie. It is so hard to watch. Magoo went blind in June and seems to have adapted well. He can still get down off the bed, goes on his walks and leads like he always did, can...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-18-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Overwhelmed, frustrated & depressed (both me and my dog)

I have had the same problem getting blood from Magoo! Our vet's tech gave me a lesson (NO COST) and now we are doing pretty well. We use the ear as he will not let me near his mouth and he is a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-17-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo at ER Not eating Need Help

VERY ODD. Magoo usually runs a little higher than he should. I check both his urine and do blood tests (when I can get any blood). Just tested him and he is N ketones and N sugar in urine and 130...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-17-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo at ER Not eating Need Help

Thanks for the encouragement, Magoo is MUCH better, Ate his dinner last night great and got his full insulin. He was active, barky, and playful in the afternoon, slept well last night and seems...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-16-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo at ER Not eating Need Help

The diagnosis is protein-losing Enteropathy. They did every test imaginable - at least that is what it seems like. They think it might be IBS. He also tested slightly positive for pancreatitis but...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-15-2016, 03:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Magoo at ER Not eating Need Help

I haven't posted in a while as things have been going pretty well with Magoo. He stopped eating on Tuesday and we took him to the emergency vet yesterday AM. Of course, I had given him no insulin. BG...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-21-2016, 12:44 PM
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Views: 135,441
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Maggie is an angel today! June 20, 2016

I was so sorry to hear about Maggie. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know Maggie is happy now and would want her mom to not be sad. God Bless.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-20-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is going blind

Hi and thank you. We were using the 29 gauge needles and he was not liking them at all. I changed to the 31 and much better. I have been doing his shots in different locations as suggested now...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-20-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Magoo is going blind + Some good tips from vet

Went to the vet this morning and he confirmed that Magoo is completely blind. He is doing well, eating and can find his way around fine. It will take some time for us to get used to what he needs...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-18-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is going blind

Thanks for the replies and guidance. I have not tried carpal pads. I tried the foot pads and that did not work at all! He is a little guy and a wiggle worm. The reason we ended up with the ears is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-18-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Magoo is going blind

After just a few months, Magoo is going blind. I can see the cataracts and he has trouble finding his "cookie" on the floor. Vet appointment Monday. He is still not regulated. Vet thinks he may...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-18-2016, 04:14 AM
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Views: 193,301
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Spirit Crossed the Bridge Today..... June 9, 2016

So sorry to hear of your loss. I have been where you are many times and feel your pain. God bless you for taking such loving care of your baby. RIP Spirit and run free.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-03-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Hi everyone and thanks for your replies. Things are going better. I got the 31 gauge syringes and they are not the same. These are the U100 syringes. I found several conversion charts on line and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-30-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Thank you both for your replies. I did find the right syringes. It took some searching but a lot cheaper and same brand I have been getting from vet. I have been paying $50 for 100 + sharps...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-27-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Vet visit went well. Fructose was 400 which was good. No UTI so that is good but I just don't know what to do about him not eating in the morning. Also, he is getting twitchy about shots. The...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,752
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Newly Diagnosed Dog - Need Help

Getting Magoo to eat in the morning is just awful. I have tried everything. I cook bison for him every morning, dry it well on paper towels, and add a little bit to the top of his food. Bison is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 38,460
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Bazzle - Cherished Companion from 2002 - 2016

I know how you feel, been there many times. My most sincere condolences to you. RIP Bazzle and run free and happy!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-17-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Thanks for all the helpful replies.
Magoo is going to vet today for a urine sample from bladder to check for a UTI and he is also going to do a fructose test. Apparently, that will give him an idea...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-14-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Somogyi rebound questions

Magoo has been doing pretty well but I really don't like his last curve. He never got out of the 300-400 range all day until 4:30. He is running high in the morning. I am still having a lot of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-15-2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Magoo not doing well

Magoo had a curve yesterday and his numbers are still off the charts. The vet has increased him from 3.0 units twice a day to 4.0. He never got below 450 yesterday. Should I worry about a hypo...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-06-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Thank you everyone for your great advice and information. Still getting used to all this (again). Magoo is still running really high. Vet wants to take it slow and I understand that. Still no...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-06-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Time Change

Does anyone have any thoughts on how to handle time change with food and shots? We live in FL and his schedule is walk and food/shot. Cannot take him til it's light (too many critters) which means...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-05-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Indie - Border Terrier mix - Looking for suggestions

Hi and welcome!
I am having a tough time getting my little guy Magoo regulated as well. Fortunately, I have a great vet who encourages home testing. He even helped me learn. First of all it is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-05-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,957
Posted By Magoo's Mom
Re: Magoo is worse, don't know what to do.

Took him to the vet this morning. He did a mini curve with three tests and Magoo did come down into the 400's by about 9:15..about 2 hours after food and shot so he was going in the right direction....
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