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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-27-2018, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Not really. Will do the curve on Mon or Tue for vet but spot checks based on insulin around 8 am and 730 pm changed dose from 8 to 10 on evening of 24th. At 2220 it was 638. next day at 1045 was 642,...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-27-2018, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

several ketone checks all good. Since increased to 10 units haven't been as high as the 691 but still a lot of 600 numbers.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-24-2018, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

That is exactly what I am planning to do. Already dosed her this morning, glucose before insulin was 461, yesterday morning before insulin it was 395 but my biggest deciding factor is last night at...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-23-2018, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

So is hard to catch vet, most time have to leave him a message and then someone from office calls back. Gave him the numbers which now include 3 over 600, the last being 658. But he wants to keep...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-23-2018, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Yes the thirst, hunger and urination has never gone away.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-22-2018, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

I am calling vet in morning. Thinking we need to increase 1 unit at one week intervals with spot checks and a curve towards the end until we reach an optimal point or fail once again. If we...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-22-2018, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Thanks everyone. Yes I was thinking too low of dose as well because my pre calculation came out to about 12 units, but will call vet in morning and see if we should make a move up to say 9 units for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-22-2018, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

It's been a while since I have posted. Since Nov. Hershey has been on vetsulin anywhere from 17 units up to 23 back to 17, down to 15 and back to 17. Still not regulated. Vet took her record to a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-18-2018, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Thank you. I was planning on waiting unless I see things get worse as far as numbers climbing.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-17-2018, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

OK, not been a week yet but did a good curve and want thoughts. Vet dropped her to 15 units on Tues. so first lower dose was not until Tues night. So been Tues night, and Wed thru today. Here is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-14-2018, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Okay, will be back I am sure. fingers and paws crossed.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-14-2018, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

But she is on vetsulin. I will try and get a test done on her early morning run timeframe and see what it shows, but with the recent change from 20units down to 15 just started last night may be...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-14-2018, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

No her numbers ran:
383 before breakfast and insulin 815am
430 after breakfast/insulin and walk 1125am
340 at 220pm
334 before meal and insulin 6pm
393 at bedtime 10pm
I think perhaps it is for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-13-2018, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

So yesterday her numbers never got to the 400's. Today was day at vet for curve. I took in my test results with her. After about 45 minutes after we dropped her off the vet called and said as long...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-13-2018, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: My yorkie been diagnosed with diabetes

I hear your cries and concerns loud and clear. Been dealing with it since Nov and still not regulated. But they are right about home testing and info available not just here but also with searches...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-10-2018, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Thank you. I will be careful.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-09-2018, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

What can I do to put some weight back on Hershey. She looks so sickly and see ribs as if she is starving, but know controlling food with insulin is key. Any advise. Going to try to get her to vet...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-09-2018, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Gus, the mini-schnauzer an Angel March 7, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. But I have a few furry angels in heaven so perhaps they will meet.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-07-2018, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Ok, update. Increased insulin to 20 units twice a day and no change and continued midnight runs. Her tests have been running high, 517,452,317,515,448,439,487,491,599,541,458,562 and then through...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-05-2018, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Thankyou. Yes I was adding a couple tablespoons of brown rice/peas mixed to her dry. Yesterday I added Chicken. I will discontinue the rice and see what happens. Ate and insulin at 730pm last...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-02-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,007
Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Okay. Help please. I thought insulin was to reduce her glucose. Am I reading into this too soon. also if you look at the mess she was in after all the jumping around the vet had her going through I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-01-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,007
Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Received yesterday afternoon and my strips should be here tomorrow. Anxious to see how the results compare if I can get enough blood for two tests. She doesn't seem to bleed easily.
I do have a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,007
Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

That is so kind of you.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-19-2018, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

Craig, an update on glucose meters. The Easy touch was nice and easy, however as careful as I was it took 12 strips to get 4 results as kept coming up err1 meaning defective strip. I returned it. I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,007
Posted By Phyllis Diot
Re: Hershey

He put her on a 7 day prescript of Baytril 136mg on 26 Jan. I recently purchased any easy tough glucose meter which I was excited about, but it kept malfunctuning , so trying to figure out a good pet...
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