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Old 05-13-2019, 07:28 AM
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Default Re: Help for Romeo

force feeding more food for weight gain usually never works for newly diabetic dogs . Blood sugar needs to be under control to be able for the body to process food to metabolize it into the body . Other problems is you could trigger pancreatitis which can be a complication and a cause of the disease and life threatening

My jesse was thin for sometime before she got to a normal weight . As long as she was maintaining and not loosing we stuck with the plan with slowly working the process . Most cases there is no quick results with this disease . It takes patience and discipline

Most find a path for there dogs to live happy , healthy dogs lives with some limitations
Jesse-26 lbs - 15.5 years old - 10 years diabetic - one meal a day homemade and a vitabone snack - 3 shots of Novolin a day sometimes Novolog or r as a correction to higher sugar but that is rare. total insulin for a 24 hour period is between 8 and 10 units of NPH insulin depending on her fasting number
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