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Old 07-02-2017, 03:16 PM
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Thanks Mel. We do miss him.
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Old 07-27-2017, 03:04 AM
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Happy Birthday to my girl Lily! She is 10 years old today and doing well entering her 5th year with diabetes.

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Diabetes: Aug 2013 - Hypothyroidism: Dec 2013 - Cataract Surgery: Feb 2014
Insulin: Novolin R/N mix - Meter: ReliOn Prime
Nulo Adult Trim Cod & Lentils, Pumpkin, FortiFlora, Dasuquin, Thyroxine

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Old 07-27-2017, 04:17 AM
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Happy Birthday beautiful Lily!!!!
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Old 07-27-2017, 04:54 AM
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Happy Birthday to Lilly, Mike, and KUDOS to you for your diligence and the excellent care you provide her.
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Old 07-27-2017, 05:50 AM
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happy birthday lily . she looks very excited about it

glad she is doing well .
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Old 07-29-2017, 07:59 AM
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Happy tenth birthday, Lily. Hope you had a great day

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Old 07-30-2017, 07:11 AM
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Happy Birthday, Lovely Lily! Mike - you are doing an awesome job with her!
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Old 07-30-2017, 07:33 AM
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Daisydog, Bill, jesse girl, Bonnie, Amy... thank you!
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Diabetes: Aug 2013 - Hypothyroidism: Dec 2013 - Cataract Surgery: Feb 2014
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Old 07-30-2017, 10:26 AM
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Mike, her birthday and anniversary gives us all hope and encouragement.

Knowing they can carry on with life for many years makes me want to work even harder on regulating my dog (which is still frustrating me.)
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Old 07-30-2017, 12:19 PM
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Mike, her birthday and anniversary gives us all hope and encouragement.

Knowing they can carry on with life for many years makes me want to work even harder on regulating my dog (which is still frustrating me.)
Thanks Raysaint

Yes. It can be frustrating at times. For example... on Lily's birthday, I did a curve in preparation for a visit to the vet and she started out with a 374 at fasting I tested her again and got another 374 She's normally in the low 200s before breakfast.

She ate her breakfast, drank lots of water and I gave her a normal insulin dose. The rest of the day her numbers were great... go figure

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Diabetes: Aug 2013 - Hypothyroidism: Dec 2013 - Cataract Surgery: Feb 2014
Insulin: Novolin R/N mix - Meter: ReliOn Prime
Nulo Adult Trim Cod & Lentils, Pumpkin, FortiFlora, Dasuquin, Thyroxine

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