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Old 10-17-2017, 04:39 AM
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The dog feeder doesn't "calculate" the food, I do. If her nadir is dropping to 70 3 hours after eating on 3 units and I'm at work, I'm going to drop her insulin to 2.5 and somehow give her something to eat.
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Old 10-17-2017, 06:59 AM
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amazing what these dog feeders can do . hope the snack helps
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Old 10-17-2017, 09:25 PM
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Somebody on here a few years back used an automatic feeder for a targeted snack and it worked really well. I was always very lucky to have Maggie with me at work every day.
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Old 10-20-2017, 06:07 PM
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just wondering how ur Daisy girls doing

thinking adding water dilutes the strength of the stewby causing the insulin to raise her blood sugar

did u get her weight. a weight loss would warrant a decrease!

its been 5 days on 2.5 units. how's her fasting numbers an 1 1\2 hours after feeding and insulin dear☺

there's other medical issues that cause a reduction in insulin. if this is the reason. feeding 4 times a day is good but she needs a blood work done. but not to worry
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